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Short History of the Jewish People From Legendary Times to Modern Statehood

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ISBN-10: 0195139410

ISBN-13: 9780195139419

Edition: 2000

Authors: Raymond P. Scheindlin

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Where did the Jews come from? How did they retain their strong sense of community through centuries of dispersion? How have the Jews of the present, with their proud ethnic identity and thriving national home, emerged out of the downtrodden Jews of the past? Such questions arise naturally in the minds of anyone contemplating the long history of Jewish people. In one concise, authoritative volume, A Short History of the Jewish People provides insights and answers. This sweeping and highly informative work presents the major geographical, cultural, and political forces that have determined the course of Jewish history, introducing the many individuals, both religious and secular, who have…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/27/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Israelite Origins and Kingdom
Judea and the Origins of the Dispora
Roman Palestine and Sassanid Babylonia
The Jews in the Islamic World: From the Rise of Islam to the End of the Middle Ages
The Jews of Medieval Christian Europe
The Jews in the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East
The Jews of Western Europe
The Jews of Eastern Europe and the United States
The Holocaust
Zionism and the Origins of the State of Israel
The Jewish People after 1948
Bibliography
Index