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Atlas of Jewish History

Atlas of Jewish History

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By (author) Dan Cohn-Sherbok

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Hardback | 232 pages
  • Dimensions: 189mm x 246mm x 24mm | 612g
  • Publication date: 1 February 1994
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415086841
  • ISBN 13: 9780415086844
  • Illustrations note: 113 maps, 30 photographs

Product description

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.

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"Everything, and more, you always wanted to know about the Jewish people is found in the "Atlas of Jewish History. Dan Cohn-Shertok's highly useful compendium, complemented by maps and photographs, covers immense ground . . .." -"Canadian Jewish News

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