The Illustrated History of the Jewish People

Front Cover
Nicholas Robert Michael De Lange, Jane S. Gerber
Harcourt Brace, 1997 - History - 434 pages
A wonderfully accessible, beautifully illustrated chronicle of Jewish life through the ages, based on the best recent scholarship. With essays by Jane Gerber, Oded Irshai, Ora Limor, Michael Marrus, Derek Penslar, Seth Schwartz, David Sorkin, and Bernard Wasserstein. Maps; black-and-white illustrations; 48 full-color pages.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

The illustrated history of the Jewish people

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

In the 13 years since the appearance of the best-selling documentary and popular history Heritage: Civilization and the Jews (Summit), much has happened in the Jewish world. Translator and author De ... Read full review


The Making of the Diaspora
A Rejected People

8 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1997)

Nicholas de Lange is a professor at the University of Cambridge and a renowned translator. He has translated Amos Oz’s work since the 1960s.

Bibliographic information