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The Story of the Jews

Finding the Words : 1000 BC-1492 AD
Schama, Simon (Book - 2013)
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Details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World in 1492 to the modern day. A tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews.
Authors: Schama, Simon
Title: The story of the Jews
finding the words : 1000 BC-1492 AD
Publisher: New York, NY :, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2013]
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Characteristics: 496 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations (chiefly color), maps ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: "Tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews"--Jacket flap.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2013 by The Bodley Head, an imprint of Random House UK"--Title page verso.
Contents: Papyrus, potsherd, parchment. In Egypt ; The words ; Delving, divining ... ; Classical Jews?
Mosaic, parchment, paper. The menorah and the cross ; Among the believers ; The women of Ashkenaz ; Trials ; Exile from exile.
Summary: Details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World in 1492 to the modern day. A tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews.
Local Note: 6 15 18 29 35 37 53 71 74 76 80 109 112 118 127 133 138 148 149 151 152 172 188 210 211 216 222 226 231 242 244 245 250 260 278
ISBN: 0060539186
9780060539184
Statement of Responsibility: Simon Schama
Copyright Date: ♭2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-465) and index.
Subject Headings: Jews History.
Topical Term: Jews
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