A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People: From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present

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9780091775933: A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People: From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present

Fine cloth copy in a very good, slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description: xi, 299 p. : col. ill., maps ; 30 cm. Summary: This atlas undertakes to set forth this history graphically in maps, photographs, drawings, chronologies and commentaries by leading experts. Spread by spread, it covers all of the main themes in Jewish history: the background of the Bible, the movements of tribes, the geographical and political setting, the Jews and Judaism not only into Europe, but as far as China; the scholars and philosophers; the medieval centuries and new diaspora; pogrons and Zionism and new homelands; the disaster of the Holocaust and the founding of Israel. It also covers many aspects of Jewish culture - language, literature, art and music. Subject: Jews - History. Jewish studies ; World history ; Social & cultural history. HISTORY / Jewish HISTORY / World HISTORY / Social History. Other names: Barnavi, Elie. Opatowski, Michel. Eliav-Feldon, Miriam. Genre: Illustrated.

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Few of the world's peoples can boast of a history as long and as varied as that of the Jews, or one encompassing such a range of achievement and tragedy. It spans more than two millennia and has touched most parts of the globe. This atlas undertakes to set forth this history graphically in maps, photographs, drawings, chronologies and commentaries by leading experts. Spread by spread, it covers all of the main themes in Jewish history: the background of the Bible, the movements of tribes, the geographical and political setting, the Jews and Judaism not only into Europe, but as far as China; the scholars and philosophers; the medieval centuries and new diaspora; pogrons and Zionism and new homelands; the disaster of the Holocaust and the founding of Israel. It also covers many aspects of Jewish culture - language, literature, art and music.

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Published by Hutchinson (1992)
ISBN 10: 0091775930 ISBN 13: 9780091775933
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