Belonging

The Story of the Jews 1492–1900

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A passionate history of Judaism; a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.

Belonging is a magnificent cultural history abundantly alive with energy, character and colour. From the Jews’ expulsion from Spain in 1492 it tells the stories not just of rabbis and philosophers but of a poetess in the ghetto of Venice; a boxer in Georgian England; a general in Ming China; an opera composer in nineteenth-century Germany. The story unfolds in Kerala and Mantua, the starlit hills of Galilee, the rivers of Colombia, the kitchens of Istanbul, the taverns of Ukraine and the mining camps of California. It sails in caravels, rides the stage coaches and the railways; trudges the dawn streets of London, hobbles along with the remnant of Napoleon’s ruined army.

The Jewish story is a history that is about, and for, all of us. And in our own time of anxious arrivals and enforced departures, the Jews’ search for a home is more startlingly resonant than ever.

‘A magnificent achievement…’ Jonathan Freedland, Guardian

‘An extraordinary cultural journey, filled with astonishingly colourful and outrageous characters … Schama delivers a superb and thrilling ride, both inspirational and tragic’ Simon Sebag Montefiore, Mail on Sunday

ŽÁNER
Literatúra faktu
VYDANÉ
2017
5. októbra
JAZYK
EN
angličtina
ROZSAH
800
strán
VYDAVATEĽ
Random House
VEĽKOSŤ
65,5
MB

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