History of the Jews by Paul Johnson

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A national bestseller, this brilliant 4000 year survey covers not only Jewish history but he impact of Jewish genius and imagination on the world. By the author of Modern Times: The World From the Twenties to the Eighties.


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Paul Johnson is an acclaimed historian and author. In addition to his many biographies, his books also include A History of the American People and Modern Times. He has contributed to Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many others. He lives in London.
Published March 17, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 656 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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A sympathetic portrait of Jewish history that is, unavoidably, sometimes idiosyncratic in its selection of material to include or omit; it's also purposefully careful to focus more on external than internal Jewish life.

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Did Ashkenazi Jews fleeing Nazi Germany come to Jamaica?All these questions and many more are answered in The Island of One People ­ An Account of the History of the Jews in Jamaica, a well-written, well-researched volume that is compassionately written, absorbing and easy to read.The invasion of...

Mar 12 2006 | Read Full Review of History of the Jews

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