History of the Jews (Paperback)Paul Johnson (author)
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A classic study of the Jews by a best selling author.
In this critically acclaimed book, Paul Johnson delves deep into the 4,000-year history of the Jews: a race of awe-inspiring endurance, steadfast homogeneity and loyalty and, above all, the belief that history has a purpose and humanity a destiny.
With exacting precision and enthusiasm, Paul Johnson has mapped the lives of these people from their early ancestors in the House of David, through great periods of creativity and enterprise, alienation in the ghettos, Adolf Hitler's obsession to obliterate the race, up until the present day.
This book is a powerful argument about the nature of Jewish genius, its strengths and contradictions, which brilliantly presents the entire Jewish phenomenon. It makes incisive though-provoking sense of the whole.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 656
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 219 x 164 x 42 mm
A marvellous book ... This is history: richly textured, provocative and wise * PLAIN DEALER *
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