Turning points in Jewish history

909.04 ROS

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Turning points in Jewish history

Rosenstein, Marc, 1946-, author.

Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press ; Philadelphia : The Jewish Publication Society, [2018]

xxi, 453 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.

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"Examining the entire span of Jewish history through the lens of thirty pivotal moments in the Jewish people's experience from biblical times through the present, Turning Points in Jewish History provides "the big picture": both a broad and a deep understanding of the Jewish historical experience"-- Provided by publisher.

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ISBN:

978-0-8276-1263-1 (paperback) : $29.95

ISBN:

978-0-8276-1263-1 (paperback)

Dewey Class No:

909/.04924 23

Author:

Rosenstein, Marc, 1946-, author.

Title:

Turning points in Jewish history / Marc J. Rosenstein.

Physical:

xxi, 453 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.

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text txt rdacontent.

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Notes:

"Published by the University of Nebraska Press as a Jewish Publication Society book."--title page verso.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Summary:

"Examining the entire span of Jewish history through the lens of thirty pivotal moments in the Jewish people's experience from biblical times through the present, Turning Points in Jewish History provides "the big picture": both a broad and a deep understanding of the Jewish historical experience"-- Provided by publisher.

Subject:

Jews--History.

Subject:

Jews.

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