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  • Jews -- History.
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    The story of the Jews : finding the words, 1000 BC -1492 AD / Simon Schama.
    by Schama, Simon, author.
    New York, NY : Ecco, [2014]
  • Jews -- History.
  • Jews -- Civilization.
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    496 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
    First U.S. edition.
    Part one: Papyrus, potsherd, parchment. In Egypt ; The words ; Delving, divining... ; Classical Jews? -- Part two: Mosaic, parchment, paper. The Menorah and the Cross ; Among the believers ; The women of Ashkenaz ; Trials ; Exile from exile.
    "Originally published in Great Britain in 2013 by the Bodley Head, an imprint of Random House UK"--Title-page verso.
    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.
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