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Story of the Jews Presents an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds. This title takes you to unimagined places: to a Jewish kingdom in the mountains of southern Arabia; and a Syrian synagogue glowing with radiant wall paintings. Full description
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"An exuberant tour de force" (Simon Sebag Montefiore Daily Mail)
"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 landmark history of a culture, of a people and of a world by one of our most distinguished and electrifying historians
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Book Description Bodley Head, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. A slight tan to the page edges. Good condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0008404843
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR005448356
Book Description Bodley Head. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1847921329 Hardback with dustjacket. Slight shelfwear to DJ otherwise no damage, internally clean. Very good condition. Seller Inventory # I14F60014