9 edition of The illustrated history of the Jewish people found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 398-412) and index.
|Statement||edited by Nicholas De Lange ; with essays by Jane S. Gerber ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||De Lange, N. R. M. 1944-, Gerber, Jane S.|
|LC Classifications||DS117 . I55 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 434 p. :|
|Number of Pages||434|
|ISBN 10||0151003025, 0151003025|
|LC Control Number||98168335|
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A wonderfully accessible, beautifully illustrated chronicle of Jewish life through the ages, based on the best recent scholarship. With essays by Jane Gerber, Oded Irshai, Ora Limor, Michael Marrus, Derek Penslar, Seth Schwartz, David Sorkin, and Bernard Wasserstein/5.
Lawrence Joffe`s "An Illustrated History of the Jewish People certainly lives up to it`s title, as it is both lavishly and beautifully illustrated with a range of pictorial items, and comprehensive in its outline of the fascinating story of the Jewish book comprises eleven chapters, preceded by a Timeline noting years of chronology from the time of Abraham and the Patriarchs to the modern State of /5(22).
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[Lawrence Joffe] -- "The epic 4,year story of the Jews, from the ancient patriarchs and kings through centuries-long persecution to the growth of a worldwide culture. Documents the turbulent history of the Jewish people.
This atlas portrays various aspects of Jewish history that lends itself to cartographic interpretation, since biblical times.
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Toronto, Ontario: Key Porter Books Limited, xiv. The illustrated atlas of Jewish civilization: 4, years of Jewish history User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This visual overview of Jewish history is a successful blend of beautiful cartography, arresting illustrations, and informative text covering the entire range of the Jewish 4/5(1).
A wonderfully accessible, beautifully illustrated chronicle of Jewish life through the ages, based on the best recent scholarship. With essays by Jane Gerber, Oded Irshai, Ora Limor, Michael Marrus, Derek Penslar, Seth Schwartz, David Sorkin, and Bernard Wasserstein.5/5(1). It covers over years of Jewish history (from biblical times through ), using maps, illustrations and photographs to enliven the text.
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