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Title: STORY OF JEWS VOL 2 BELONGING 1492-1900
By: SIMON SCHAMA
Format: Hardback

List price: £25.00


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ISBN 10: 0062339575
ISBN 13: 9780062339577
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE
Pub. date: 8 October, 2017
Pages: 560
Description: Tells the stories of many who seldom figure in Jewish histories: not just the rabbis and the philosophers but a poetess in the ghetto of Venice; a general in Ming China; a boxer in Georgian England, a Bible showman in Amsterdam; a teacher of the deaf in 18th century France, an opera composer in nineteenth-century Germany. The story unfolds in Kerala and Mantua, the starlit hills of Galilee, the rivers of Colombia, the kitchens of Istanbul, the taverns of Ukraine and the mining camps of California. Through Schama''s passionate and intelligent telling, a story emerges of the Jewish people that feels as though it is the story of everyone, of humanity.
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