The Sephardim: Their Glorious Tradition from the Babylonian Exile to the Present Day
This beautifully illustrated, detailed book tells the story of Sephardic culture from 585 B.C.E. to the present, covering all the major communities of the Sephardic exile after the Expulsions from Spain and Portugal, with fascinating details of Sephardic life in Baghdad, Portugal, Damascus, Egypt, Calcutta, Rhodes, Sarajevo, Constantinople, Salonika, New York, and London. Includes 16 color plates and 152 black and white illustrations.
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