VIDAL-NAQUET, PIERRE; CURTIS, DAVID AMES (EDITOR); BERMAN, PAUL (FOREWORD).
Title The Jews: History, Memory, And The Present.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition Contains a New Preface by the author.
Publisher Columbia University Press, New York: 1996.
0231102089 / 9780231102087
Seller ID 40803X1
Takes readers on a fascinating journey through key phases of Jewish history over more than two millennia.Drawing on a vast reservoir of historical knowledge, Vidal-Naquet unravels a series of myths and ideologies that hav become entangled with Jewish history over the centuries. The Jews covers subjects as deep in the past as the Jewish encounter with Hellenization in the second century B.C.E., and as current as modern-day Israeli-Palestinian relations. Translated into English from the French by David Ames Curtis. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Pierre Vidal-Naquet, Jews, Israel, Jewish History, Judaica, Memory, Holocaust, David Ames Curtis, Paul Berman, Zioinism, Vichy, Yigael Yadin, Treblinka, Suicide, Shoah, Anti-Semitism, Joseph Reinach, Arabs, Herod, Alfred Dreyfus, Germany, Armenian Genocide, France, Dreyfusards, Diaspora, Georges Clemenceau, Concentration Camps, French Emancipation, Menachem Begin, Armenians, Ravensbruck, Palestinians, Nationalism, Arno Mayer, Masada, Primo Levi, Claude Lanzmann, Flavius Josephus, Jewish People, Algerian War).