Atlas of Jewish History

Atlas of Jewish History

by Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Cohn
     
 

In this illuminating history, Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the development of Jewish history from ancient times to the present day. Containing over 100 maps and 30 photographs, this is a comprehensive atlas of Jewish history designed for students and the general reader. It is ideally suited for those courses in Jewish or Biblical Studies, serving as a handy reference

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In this illuminating history, Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the development of Jewish history from ancient times to the present day. Containing over 100 maps and 30 photographs, this is a comprehensive atlas of Jewish history designed for students and the general reader. It is ideally suited for those courses in Jewish or Biblical Studies, serving as a handy reference guide as well as a textbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415088008
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The Ancient Near East and the Israelites 2. The Rise of Monarchy and the Two Kingdoms 3. Captivity and Return 4. From Herod to Rebellion 5. Jewry in Palestine and Babylonia 6. Judaism under Islam in the Middle Ages 7. Jews in Medieval Christian Europe 8. Medieval Jewish Thought 9. Western European Jewry in the Early Modern Period 10. Eastern European Jewry in the Early Modern Period 11. Jews in Europe in the 18th and 19th century 12. The Development of Reform Judaism 13. Jewry in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries 14. The Holocaust 15. Israel

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