The chosen few : how education shaped Jewish history, 70-1492 /

In 70 CE, the Jews were an agrarian and illiterate people living mostly in the Land of Israel and Mesopotamia. By 1492 the Jewish people had become a small group of literate urbanites specializing in crafts, trade, moneylending, and medicine in hundreds of places across the Old World, from Seville t...

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Main Authors: Botticini, Maristella (Author), Eckstein, Zvi (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2012]
Series:Princeton economic history of the Western world.
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