A historical atlas of the Jewish people: from the time of the patriarchs to the present

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The history of the Jews spans more than two millenia and encompasses most parts of the globe--an extraordinary saga which is set forth pictorially in this comprehensive, and richly illustrated and designed volume. With hundreds of brilliantly detailed maps, photographs, and drawings, and chronologies and commentaries by leading experts,A Historical Atlas of the Jewish Peopleis both an authoritative reference work and a sumptuous gift volume.
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title_display A historical atlas of the Jewish people : from the time of the patriarchs to the present
title_full A historical atlas of the Jewish people : from the time of the patriarchs to the present / general editor, Eli Barnavi ; English edition editor, Miriam Eliav-Feldon ; cartography, Michel Opatowski
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title_sub from the time of the patriarchs to the present
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