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From the Ends of the Earth, the Jews in the 20th Century

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Here is the extraordinary story of the Jewish people over the last hundred years: a saga of migration, unprecedented achievement, and the building of a new nation ? as well as repression, persecution and mass murder. The renowned historian Martin Gilbert describes events and figures both inspirational and tragic: the immigrant waves that flowed out of Europe to Palestine and America; the writers, composers and performers who enthralled millions; the scientists, judges and intellectuals who contributed so much to humanity; the horrors of genocide; the renewal of community in America and Israel and throughout the Diaspora. The orthodox, the secular, the peoples gathered from the ends of the earth, all figure in this vivid portrait of the Jewish people at the dawn of the 21st century. Martin Gilbert's text ? filled with the human detail that brings history to life ? is brilliantly illustrated by hundreds of powerful photographs, many of them unpublished. Book condition throughout very good: dust jacket complete and unmarked, cloth covers very good and all pages crisp and clean.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition with Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Gilbert Martin
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0304354724
ISBN-13:
9780304354726
Number of pages:
376
Publisher:
Cassell
Title:
From the Ends of the Earth, the Jews in the 20th Cent

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Here is the extraordinary story of the Jewish people over the last hundred years: a saga of migration, unprecedented achievement, and the building of a new nation ? as well as repression, persecution and mass murder. The renowned historian Martin Gilbert describes events and figures both inspirational and tragic: the immigrant waves that flowed out of Europe to Palestine and America; the writers, composers and performers who enthralled millions; the scientists, judges and intellectuals who contributed so much to humanity; the horrors of genocide; the renewal of community in America and Israel and throughout the Diaspora. The orthodox, the secular, the peoples gathered from the ends of the earth, all figure in this vivid portrait of the Jewish people at the dawn of the 21st century. Martin Gilbert's text ? filled with the human detail that brings history to life ? is brilliantly illustrated by hundreds of powerful photographs, many of them unpublished. Book condition throughout very good: dust jacket complete and unmarked, cloth covers very good and all pages crisp and clean.

Added value:
First Edition with Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Gilbert Martin
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0304354724
ISBN-13:
9780304354726
Number of pages:
376
Publisher:
Cassell
Title:
From the Ends of the Earth, the Jews in the 20th Cent

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