From Mesopotamia to modernity : ten introductions to Jewish history and literature / edited by Burton L. Visotzky and David E. Fishman.

From Mesopotamia to Modernity is a one volume introduction to both Jewish history and literature from its earliest times up to the present. Leading experts in each field of Jewish history and literature contribute original and comprehensive essays introducing their subjects. Beginning readers will l...

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Other Authors: Visotzky, Burton L., Fishman, David E., 1957-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.
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