The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History

  • Filename: the-routledge-atlas-of-jewish-history.
  • ISBN: 0415281504
  • Release Date: 2003-01
  • Number of pages: 137
  • Author: Martin Gilbert
  • Publisher: Psychology Press

Tracing the world-wide migrations of the Jews from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Israel, this edition spans over four thousand years of history in 140 maps. It presents a picture of a fascinating people and the trials and tribulations which have haunted their story. The themes covered include: prejudice and violence, from the destruction of Jewish independence between 722 and 586 BC to the Chmielnicki Massacres 1648-1656 and the flight from German persecution in the 1930s; migrations and movements, from the entry into the Promised Land to the exodus from Ethiopia between 1974 and 1984; society and status, from the geography of the Jews of China between 1000 and 1932 to the situation of the New York Jewry in 1900 and the position of the Jews of Syria; trade and culture, from Jewish trade routes between 800 and 900 to the use of Hebrew printing presses between 1444 and 1860 and communal life in the ghettoes; politics, government and war, from the Court Jews of the fifteenth century to the founding, wars and progress of the modern State of Israel.

Atlas of Jewish History

  • Filename: atlas-of-jewish-history.
  • ISBN: 0415088003
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 219
  • Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok
  • Publisher: Psychology Press

In this illuminating history, Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the development of Jewish history from ancient times to the present day. Containing over 100 maps and 30 photographs, this is a comprehensive atlas of Jewish history designed for students and the general reader. It is ideally suited for those courses in Jewish or Biblical Studies, serving as a handy reference guide as well as a textbook.

Atlas of modern Jewish history

  • Filename: atlas-of-modern-jewish-history.
  • ISBN: UOM:49015002858166
  • Release Date: 1990-05-17
  • Number of pages: 159
  • Author: Evyatar Friesel
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A unique reference source, the Atlas of Modern Jewish {istory covers Jewish history, geographic distribution, politics, and demography from the 17th century to the 1980s. The contributors, all distinguished specialists in Jewish history, focus particularly on Jewish populations in urban areas, making available for the first time maps and other data on Jewish communities in Moslem countries, India, China, Lithuania, and 18th-century Poland. In addition, the Atlas contains a wealth of other maps, tables, graphics, text, and special thematic maps that illustrate the development of anti-semitism, Jewish language and religious movements, Zionism, and the holocaust. Comprehensive, authoritative, and completely up-to-date, the Atlas of Modern Jewish History is a one-of-a-kind reference book and will prove invaluable to a wide range of specialists, students, and general readers.

Atlas of the Jewish World

  • Filename: atlas-of-the-jewish-world.
  • ISBN: 0871960435
  • Release Date: 1984-01
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Nicholas Robert Michael De Lange
  • Publisher: Checkmark Books

An illustrated survey of the history and culture of the Jewish people from earliest times to the present.

The Routledge Atlas of the Holocaust

  • Filename: the-routledge-atlas-of-the-holocaust.
  • ISBN: 0415281458
  • Release Date: 2002-01
  • Number of pages: 282
  • Author: Martin Gilbert
  • Publisher: Psychology Press

The harrowing history of the Nazi attempt to annihilate the Jews of Europe during the Second World War is illustrated in this series of 320 highly detailed maps. The horror of the times is further revealed by shocking photographs. The maps do not concentrate solely on the fate of the Jews; they also set their chronological story in the broader context of the war itself and include: * historical background: from the effects of anti-Jewish violence between 1880 and 1914 to the geography of the existing Jewish communities before the advent of the Nazis * the beginning of the violence - from the first destruction of the synagogues to Jewish migrations and deportations and the establishment of concentration camps like Auschwitz * the spread of the horrors - the fate of the Jews across all Europe including Germany, Poland, Greece, France, the Balkans, Italy, the Baltic States and Austria and the incidence of massacres and betrayals * the relief from the atrocities: from the advance of the Allies to the liberation of the camps, the discovery of the horrors and the fate of the survivors.

The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History

  • Filename: the-routledge-atlas-of-jewish-history.
  • ISBN: 9780415558105
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 157
  • Author: Martin Gilbert
  • Publisher: Routledge

Tracing the world-wide migrations of the Jews from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Israel, this newly revised and updated edition spans over four thousand years of history in 154 maps and presents a vivid picture of a fascinating people.

In Ishmael s House

  • Filename: in-ishmael-s-house.
  • ISBN: 9781551993423
  • Release Date: 2010-08-24
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Martin Gilbert
  • Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

From one of the most popular historians writing today comes a book as fascinating as the bestsellers of Karen Armstrong and Reza Aslan. In this captivating chronicle, Martin Gilbert shines new light on a controversial dilemma in the modern world: the troubled relationship between Jews and Muslims. Beginning at the dawn of Islam and sweeping from the Atlantic Ocean to the mountains of Afghanistan, Gilbert presents the first popular and authoritative history of Jewish peoples under Muslim rule. He confronts with wisdom and compassion the stormy events in their dramatic story, including anti-Zionist movements and the forced exodus to Israel. He also gives special attention to the twentieth century and to the current political debate about refugee status and restitution. Throughout, Gilbert weaves a compelling narrative of perseverance, struggle, and renewal marked by surprising moments of tolerance and partnership. A monumental and timely book, Jews under Muslim Rule is a crowning achievement that confirms Martin Gilbert as one of the foremost historians of our time. From the Hardcover edition.

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings

  • Filename: the-penguin-historical-atlas-of-the-vikings.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015043041428
  • Release Date: 1995
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: John Haywood
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Illustrates the history of the Viking age in map form and details the Vikings' activities as traders, craftsmen, explorers, settlers, terrorists, and mercenaries.

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