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The story of the Jews : finding the words, 1000 BC-1492 AD
Title:
The story of the Jews : finding the words, 1000 BC-1492 AD
ISBN:
9780060539184
Physical Description:
496 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
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.
Abstract:
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.
Subject Term:
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2013]
General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2013 by the Bodley Head, an imprint of Random House UK"--Title-page verso.

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