The Invention of the Jewish People

The Invention of the Jewish People Author Shlomo Sand
ISBN-10 1844676234
ISBN-13 9781844676231
Year 2010-06-14
Pages 344
Language English
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A historical tour de force The Invention of the Jewish People offers a groundbreaking account of Jewish and Israeli history Exploding the myth that there was a forced Jewish exile in the first century at the hands of the Romans Israeli historian Shlomo Sand argues that most modern Jews descend from converts whose native lands were scattered across the Middle East and Eastern Europe In this iconoclastic work which spent nineteen weeks on the Israeli bestseller list and won the coveted Aujourdhui Award in France Sand provides the intellectual foundations for a new vision of Israels future

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