A History of the Jews in America - eBook  -     By: Howard M. Sachar
Back
×
Buy Item InStock13.99$13.99 Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

A History of the Jews in America - eBook

Vintage / 2013 / ePub

$13.99 (CBD Price)
In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW42310EB

Cyber Week Sale
* This product is available for purchase only in the USA.

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Vintage
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780804150521
ISBN-13: 9780804150521
Series: Vintage

Publisher's Description

Spanning 350 years of Jewish experience in this country, A History of the Jews in America is an essential chronicle by the author of The Course of Modern Jewish History.

With impressive scholarship and a riveting sense of detail, Howard M. Sachar tells the stories of Spanish marranos and Russian refugees, of aristocrats and threadbare social revolutionaries, of philanthropists and Hollywood moguls. At the same time, he elucidates the grand themes of the Jewish encounter with America, from the bigotry of a Christian majority to the tensions among Jews of different origins and beliefs, and from the struggle for acceptance to the ambivalence of assimilation.

Editorial Reviews

"Imbued with comprehensive scholarship and ripe understanding...governed throughout by a judicious temperament ...[this is a] massive, magisterial history."

-- Cleveland Plain Dealer



"Dense and absorbing... not only good history but a contribution to the current debate over American-Israeli relations."

-- The New York Times Book Review

"I have been teaching American history for thirty-eight years, but I was frankly astonished by much of the information contained in Howard Sachar's monumental volume."

-- David Brion Davis, The New Republic

"Sachar is attentive to social, economic, and political history...A deep and fascinating study."

-- Washington Post Book World

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search