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The story of the Jews

a 4,000-year adventure

by Stanley Mack

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Published by Villard in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementStan Mack.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS118 .M187 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 273 p. :
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL678072M
    ISBN 100375750320
    LC Control Number97024415
    OCLC/WorldCa37109211

    Sep 25,  · This little known story exemplifies Schama’s approach in his magisterial The Story of the Jews. It is rooted in remains of normal life and it makes for a compelling journey. This book tells 5/5. working group on Jews and media. 2 Since , the Jewish Studies pro-gram at the University of Pennsylvania has sponsored a series of annual “master class” workshops on Jewish book history; 3 and in –, the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies devoted a year of study to the.

    Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Jews: Story of a People book by Howard Fast. A classic of popular history, Howard Fast's masterwork on the 4,year history of a people is now available in trade paperback. Free shipping over $/5(5). The Face of Britain: The Nation Through Its Portraits, , etc.) pursues the uneasy story of the Jews’ dispersion across the globe after , occasionally finding a haven, such as in Amsterdam or even China, but frequently suffering persistent persecution. In his engaging, stylistic prose, the author proceeds chronologically and delves.

    -- The New York Times Book Review. In the second of three volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history, the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews, Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people from through the end of nineteenth century. The whole story ends with the lesson received by Jonah, the purpose of the book having thus been accomplished; and as one can not follow the effects of this lesson on Jonah's further career (unlike the story of Elijah in I Kings xix.), the lesson itself is in reality addressed to the reader, i.e., to the Jewish congregation. It is not probable.


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Which makes the story of the Jews everyone's story, too. Mar 30,  · In both “The Story of the Jews” and the BBC documentary now airing on PBS, Schama wisely avoids the grand narrative arc and homes in instead on the artifacts — the papyrus fragment, the.

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