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The Jewish odyssey : an illustrated history

Author: Marek Halter; Charles Penwarden
Publisher: Paris : Flammarion ; [New York] : Distributed in North America by Rizzoli International Publications, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English language edView all editions and formats
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The far-reaching story of a people that, despite facing perpetual struggle, has shaped modern civilization. In The Jewish Odyssey, best-selling author Marek Halter charts the course of Judaism from its origins in Mesopotamia to its place in the world today.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Halter, Marek.
Jewish odyssey.
Paris : Flammarion ; [New York] : Distributed in North America by Rizzoli International Publications, c2010
(OCoLC)776170663
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marek Halter; Charles Penwarden
ISBN: 9782080301550 2080301551
OCLC Number: 636920817
Notes: "Simultaneously published in French as Histoires du peuple juif"--P. facing t.p.
Description: 220, [2] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 32 cm.
Contents: From Sumer to Jerusalem: the origins of a people --
Next year in Jerusalem: enlightenment, destruction, renaissance --
Israel and Diaspora: a subversive people.
Other Titles: Histoires du peuple juif.
Responsibility: Marek Halter ; [translated from the French by Charles Penwarden].

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The far-reaching story of a people that, despite facing perpetual struggle, has shaped modern civilization. In The Jewish Odyssey, best-selling author Marek Halter charts the course of Judaism from its origins in Mesopotamia to its place in the world today.

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