The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE ? 1492)

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It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the odds. It spans the millennia and the continents - from India to Andalusia and from the bazaars of Cairo to the streets of Oxford. It is a story of a Jewish world immersed in and imprinted by the peoples among whom they have dwelled, from the Egyptians to the Greeks, from the Arabs to the Christians. Which makes the story of the Jews everyone's story, too.

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"Schama at his best, a labour of love, as full of memorable incident as a Bellow novel and wittier than a Woody Allen movie" (The Times)

"Schama has written a proud and personal story of his people, one that will make a good starting point for those interested in one of history’s most fascinating and tragic tales" (Josh Glancy Sunday Times)

"Inspiring... Schama tells it with panache, weaving facts and anecdotes into a vivid history" (Observer)

"Unforgettable...a delicious cacophony of conversations and clamorous arguments echoing across history" (Daily Telegraph)

"A spirited, immensely enjoyable and wide-ranging account... [expresses] both the triumphs and the tragedies with irrepressible enthusiasm and his customary eloquence" (Financial Times)

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'Unforgettable...a delicious cacophony of conversations and clamorous arguments echoing across history'
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The landmark history of a people, culture and a world.

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