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The Jews: A History, 2nd Edition

By John Efron, Steven Weitzman, Steven P Weitzman, Matthias Lehman, Matthias Lehmann

Published by Routledge

Published Date: Nov 26, 2013


Explores the history of the Jewish people


The Jews: A History, 2/e, explores the religious, cultural, social, and economic diversity of the Jewish people and their faith. The latest edition incorporates new research and includes a broader spectrum of people — mothers, children, workers, students, artists, and radicals — whose perspectives greatly expand the story of Jewish life.



Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Ancient Israel and other Ancestors    

Chapter 2: Becoming the People of the Book

Chapter 3: Jews and Greeks, Jews in Greek

Chapter 4: Between Caesar and God

Chapter 5: Rabbinic Revelations       

Chapter 6: Under the Crescent         

Chapter 7: Under the Cross               

Chapter 8: A Jewish Renaissance       

Chapter 9: New Worlds, East and West                           

Chapter 10: The State of the Jews, Jews and the State    

Chapter 11: Modern Transformations                                                           

Chapter 12: The Politics of Being Jewish                                                      

Chapter 13: A World Upended                                                                      

Chapter 14: The Holocaust                                                                             

Chapter 15: Difficult Freedoms       


The Jews: A History, 2nd Edition

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