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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Kazar Empire and Its Heritage

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Book Description: Fawcett Popular Library. Paperback. Book Condition: POOR. A readable copy. Quite a bit of ear and creasing. All pages intact. Bookseller Inventory # V2437090932

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The Thirteenth Tribe

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Book Description: Random House. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0394402847 covers and corners may show shelf wear used books may be missing software and or codes. spirals will show more wear because of nature of book. Bookseller Inventory # 1311DDM01000782

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Book Description: Random House, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. This book traces the history of the Khazar Empire, a major but almost forgotten power in Eastern Europe, which in the Dark Ages became converted to Judaism. Khazaria was finally wiped out by the forces of Genghis Khan,but evidence indicates that the Khazars themselves migrated to Poland and formed the cradle of Western Jewry. Bookseller Inventory # 1353732

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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and its Heritage

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: Random House, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good Condition. Reasonable wear. Still very usable. Ex-library with usual distinguishments (stamps, stickers, etc.) Otherwise clean, mark-free interior! SHIPS W/IN 24 HOURS! Processed by DHL with USPS delivery for an average of 3-5 Day Standard Shipping & 2-3 Day Expedited Shipping!! FREE INSURANCE! Fast & Personal Support! Careful Packaging. No Hassle, Full Refund Return Policy!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000261506

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THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE - THE KHAZAR EMPIRE AND ITS HERITAGE

Koestler, Arthur
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Book Description: Random House, NY, 1976. Hardcover; Fifth Printing. Book Condition: NF. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. Near Fine in very Good jacket. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 123771

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The Thirteenth Tribe

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Book Description: Gsg & Assoc, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. Rubbing and shelf wear on covers. Reading crease on front cover. Sparse underlining and notes in text. Tulsa's best used bookstore. Located on South Mingo Road since 1991. No-hassle return policy if not completely satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000178145

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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: Random House Inc, New York, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 6" X 8.5" tall. Yellow cloth over gray boards, sun faded at the upper and lower edges, several mold spots on cloth, slightly bowed from moisture, hinges are strong and corners are sharp. Dust jacket is shelf worn and upper and lower extremities are slightly worn, price is unclipped ($8.95). Small Inscription on FEP, no other marks in book, text block is clean and sharp, with very slight moisture damage to lower edge of pages, otherwise very good condition. Additional information and photos are always available. We guarantee the condition of every book as described. Returns are always accepted where description differs from the books received. All books are carefully packaged and orders are shipped within 24 hours. We are a traditional book store located in downtown Washington DC. Visitors are encouraged to stop by to browse our inventory by appointment. Bookseller Inventory # 000106

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THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE : The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage

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Book Description: Random House, 1976. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 255pp. Hardback, black boards, gold lettering on spine, sixth printing, DJ has light surface rubbing, footnotes, references, select biblio, index, Traces the history of the ancient Khazar Empire, which in the Dark Ages became converted to Judaism, Bookseller Inventory # w130514827

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The Thirteenth Tribe

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Book Description: Picador, London, U.K.1977, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Paperback. Item is a second printing and was published in 1978. 'The Khazar Empire and its heritage'. Covers are a little worn and faded. Page block and pages are very tanned. Binding is sound; pages are tight; text is clear. AF. Used. Bookseller Inventory # 410532

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The Thirteenth Tribe

Koestler, Arthur
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Book Description: Random House 1976-01-01, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 1st. 0394402847 Ex-library hard cover book with heavy over all wear to the exterior. There are former library markings through out the book. The pages are in good condition and the text is clean. Fast shipping. Bookseller Inventory # JF390033

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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and its Heritage

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: Random House. Book Condition: Good. . Good dust jacket. Slightly dampstained. Bookseller Inventory # R09B-00978

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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and its Heritage

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: Random House. Hardcover. Book Condition: POOR. A readable copy. Quite a bit of ear and creasing. All pages intact. Bookseller Inventory # V2433680009

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The Thirteenth Tribe

Koestler, Arthur
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Book Description: Gsg & Assoc. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0945001428. Bookseller Inventory # 1311JAW06000055

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The Thirteenth Tribe: Khazar Empire and Heritage.

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Book Description: Random House, 1976. Hardcover, map. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First Edition; Later Printing. Book, square, tight and Very clean. No notes, names or ANY markings. DJ with 1/2" tear front and wear at spin ends and corners. Else OK. No $ price at front flap, but NOT a BoMC (no blindstamp). May be a History BCE. ; 255 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 8730

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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: Pan Books, London, 1977. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Thus. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. A tight copy,typically with tanning to the edges.Previous owner's inscription in pencil.The story of the Khazars. Bookseller Inventory # 002468

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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and its Heritage

Koestler, Arthur
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Book Description: Random House NY nd (1976), 1976. 255pp. 8vo Gray boards and orange cloth back 3rd printing per print line Fine/VG dj (Small crushed/closed tear) at top of rear panel 0-394-40284-7. Bookseller Inventory # 3063011

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The Thirteenth Tribe the Khazar Empire and Its Heritage

Koestler, Arthur and Sloan, Sam
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Book Description: ISHI PR 01/07/2014, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. This item is printed on demand. Shipped from US This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # IH-9784871876582

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THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE: The Khazar Empire And Its Heritage.

Koestler, Arthur
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Book Description: NY. 1976. Random House., 1976. dark grey, golden yellow & bronze metallic decorative ½ cloth hardbound 8vo. dustwrapper in protective plastic. fine cond. binding tight with a slight slant (cocked). covers clean. edges clean. contents free of all markings. dustwrapper in near fine cond. couple of tiny tears. nice clean copy. no library markings, store stamps, stickers, bookplates, no names, inking , underlining, remainder markings etc ~ 2nd printing ( # 2 in # line). b&w map. 255p. + about the author. references. select bibliography. index. world history. medieval history. religion. theology. judaism. philosophy. ~This book traces the history of the ancient Khazar Empir~, a major but almost forgotten power in Eastern Europe, which In the Dark Ages became converted to Judaism. Khazaria was finally wiped out by the forces of Genghis Khan, but evidence indicates that the Khazars themselves migrated to Poland and formed the cradle of Western Jewry. To the general reader the Khazars, who flourished from the seventh to the eleventh century, may seem infinitely remote today. Yet they have a close and unexpected bearing on our world which emerges as Mr. Koestler recounts the fascinating history of the ancient Khazar Empire, a major but almost forgotten power in Eastern Europe at about the time that Charlemagne was Emperor in the West. The Khazars' sway extended from the Black Sea to the Caspian, from the Caucasus to the Volga, and they were instrumental in stopping the Muslim onslaught against Byzantium, the eastern jaw of the gigantic pincer movement that in the West swept across northern Africa and into Spain. Thereafter the Khazars found themselves in a precarious position between the two major world powers: the Eastern Roman Empire in Byzantium and the triumphant followers of Mohammed. As Mr. Koestler points out, the Khazars were the Third World of their day, and they chose a surprising method of resisting both the Western pressure to become Christian and the Eastern to adopt Islam. Rejecting both, they converted to Judaism. In the second part of this book, "The Heritage", Mr. Koestler speculates about the ultimate faith of the Khazars and their impact on the racial composition and social heritage of modern Jewry. He produces a large body of meticulously detailed research in support of a theory that sounds all the more convincing for the restraint with which it is advanced. Yet should this theory be confirmed, the term "anti~Semitism" would become void of meaning, since, as Mr. Koestler writes, it is based "on a misapprehension shared by both the killers and their victims. The story of the Khazar Empire, as it slowly emerges from the past, begins to look like the most cruel hoax which history has ever perpetrated". Bookseller Inventory # 7151201

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THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE: The Khazar Empire and its Heritage

Koestler, Arthur
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Book Description: New York: Random House, (1976). Third printing. Ink scribble to the front endpaper, else near fine in marigold cloth-backed boards; in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 255 pages; appendices, notes, bibliography, and index.Koestler.tells his story with characteristic zest, treading a lucid, often entertaining path.and throws the light of shrewd common sense on what is known of the Khazar culture."--George Steiner, THE SUNDAY TIMES. Bookseller Inventory # 3029902

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THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE: THE KHAZAR EMPIRE AND ITS HERITAGE.

Koestler, Arthur.
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Book Description: New York: Random House., 1976. Hardcover. 8vo. 255 pages. Map. First edition. SUBJECT (S) : Khazars; Conversion - Judaism - Europe, Eastern. ISBN: 0394402847. "This book traces the history of the ancient Khazar Empire, a major but almost forgotten power in Eastern Europe, which in the Dark Ages became converted to Judaism. " (dust jacket) Born in Budapest in1905, Koestler was a cosmopolitan polyglot. As a journalist, he traveled all over Europe, to Palestine, and to the Arctic. As a novelist, he dealt with modern political and ethical issues. Though he remained curious about Zionism, and visited Palestine more than once, Koestler did not settle there. In 1983, he and his wife committed suicide. (EJ, 2007) Has lightly worn dust jacket. Good+ condition. (ComHist-16-3). Bookseller Inventory # 22310

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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage

Koestler, Arthur
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Book Description: Random House Inc, New York, 1976. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 3rd Printing. 255pgs. Yellow cloth over gray boards. light wear to corner tips.internaly fine, Unclipped jacket has triangular chip on front panel, light scuffs to extremities. History of the ancient Khazar Empire. Bookseller Inventory # 0304069

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The Thirteenth Tribe

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: Ishi Press, Bronx, NY, 2012. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: New. 8vo., 255pp., incl. index. Brand new book. Bookseller Inventory # 45719

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The Thirteenth Tribe

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: New York : Random House, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Dustjacket included. Later Edition. ISBN 0394402847. Hardback. Later Printing. Book is a tight sound unmarked copy in Very Good condition. Dustjacket is in Very Good condition with slight edgewear. $8.95 original price is still present and unclipped on the front dustjacket flap. We have placed the dustjacket in a Brodart clear plastic protective cover and it looks much better than described. No Signature. Bookseller Inventory # 205732

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The Thirteenth Tribe the Khazar Empire and Its Heritage (Paperback)

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: Ishi Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 216 x 140 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The Thirteenth Tribe is a ground breaking work of great importance, if only because it has shaped the way that people think about The Jews. It is based on the theory that European Jews, Ashkenazi Jews from Europe, are not descendants of Abraham but rather are the remnants of a tribe, the Khazars, that converted to Judaism in the Eighth Century. We know little about the Khazars, but we do know for certain that they existed and that they were Jewish. The Jews, Russians, Georgians and Armenians all wrote about the Khazars, but the Khazars left no literature, no books. This was perhaps because the Khazars existed during the Dark Ages, a period from which few books survive today. Koestler s thesis is that while the Khazars as a unified tribe may have disappeared, their descendants survived, only that they were no longer known as the Khazars. Instead, these people are now Eastern European Jews and they continue to live in the same places where the Khazars lived such as in Kiev and Odessa. The view of Arthur Koestler who himself was Jewish is that none of the mass movements of the Jewish people happened at all. Rather, the Jews stayed in exactly the same place where they have been all along because the Eastern European Jews are the Khazars. They are the same people. Just their name has been changed. Which is more logical: The Traditional Jewish view or Arthur Koestler s theory?. Bookseller Inventory # APC9784871876582

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The Thirteenth Tribe the Khazar Empire and Its Heritage (Paperback)

Arthur Koestler
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Book Description: Ishi Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 216 x 140 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. The Thirteenth Tribe is a ground breaking work of great importance, if only because it has shaped the way that people think about The Jews. It is based on the theory that European Jews, Ashkenazi Jews from Europe, are not descendants of Abraham but rather are the remnants of a tribe, the Khazars, that converted to Judaism in the Eighth Century. We know little about the Khazars, but we do know for certain that they existed and that they were Jewish. The Jews, Russians, Georgians and Armenians all wrote about the Khazars, but the Khazars left no literature, no books. This was perhaps because the Khazars existed during the Dark Ages, a period from which few books survive today. Koestler s thesis is that while the Khazars as a unified tribe may have disappeared, their descendants survived, only that they were no longer known as the Khazars. Instead, these people are now Eastern European Jews and they continue to live in the same places where the Khazars lived such as in Kiev and Odessa. The view of Arthur Koestler who himself was Jewish is that none of the mass movements of the Jewish people happened at all. Rather, the Jews stayed in exactly the same place where they have been all along because the Eastern European Jews are the Khazars. They are the same people. Just their name has been changed. Which is more logical: The Traditional Jewish view or Arthur Koestler s theory?. Bookseller Inventory # APC9784871876582

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The Thirteenth Tribe The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage

Koestler, Arthur
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Book Description: RAndom House, New York, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Ver good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good + in Plastic Cover. The dust jaket is not price clipped. Illustrated: one map. Khazars accepted Judaism and became :The Cradle of Western JEwery." There are 255 pages. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004848

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The Thirteenth Tribe The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage

Arthur Koestler
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THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE, THE TRUE ANCESTRY OF MODERN JEWRY

ARTHUR KOESTLER
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Book Description: Soft cover. Book Condition: As New. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. ARTHUR KOESTLER'S, THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE. A QUOTE FROM THE BOOK: THIS BOOK TRACES THE HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT KHAZAR EMPIRE, A MAJOR BUT ALMOST FORGOTTEN POWER IN EASTERN EUROPE, WHICH, IN THE DARK AGES, BECAME CONVERTED TO JUDAISM. KHAZARIA WAS FINALLY WIPED OUT BY THE FORCES OF GENGHIS KHAN, BUT HISTORICAL EVIDENCE INDICATES THAT THE KHAZARS THEMSELVES MIGRATED TO POLAND AND FORMED THE CRADLE OF WESTERN JEWRY. SOFTCOVER, 255 PAGES. CONDITION: LIKE NEW. SOME LIKE NEW ITEMS MAY HAVE AN OCCASIONAL VERY MINOR IMPERFECTION. Bookseller Inventory # 005473

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The Thirteenth Tribe: The Kazar Empire and Its Heritage

Arthur Koestler
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THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE: THE KHAZAR EMPIRE AND ITS HERITAGE.

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Book Description: Random House, New York, 1976. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Reprint. 255 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H). B&w map. "(T)races the history of the ancient Khazar Empire, a major but almost forgotten power in Eastern Europe, which in the Dark Ages became converted to Judaism. Khazaria was finally wiped out by the forces of Genghis Khan, but evidence indicates that the Khazars themselves migrated to Poland and formed the cradle of Western Jewry. The Khazars' sway extended from the Black Sea to the Caspian, from the Caucasus to the Volga, and they were instrumental in stopping the Muslim onslaught against Byzantium, the eastern jaw of the gigantic pincer movement that in the West swept across northern Africa and into Spain. Thereafter (they) found themselves in a precarious position between two major world powers: the Eastern Roman Empire in Byzantium and the triumphant followers of Mohammed. (R)esisting both the Western pressure to become Christian and the Eastern to adopt Islam, (they rejected both and) converted to Judaism. In the second part of this book, 'The Heritage', Mr. Koestler speculates about the ultimate faith of the Khazars and their impact on the racial composition and social heritage of modern Jewry. He produces a large body of meticulously detailed research in support of a theory that sounds all the more convincing for the restraint with which it is advanced. Yet should this theory be confirmed, the term 'anti-Semitism' would become void of meaning, since, as (he) writes, it is based 'on a misapprehension shared by both the killers and the victims. The story of the Khazar Empire, as it slowly emerges from the past, begins to look like the most cruel hoax which history has ever perpetrated'." Gift inscription on free front endpaper, fading to color ar bottom of boards and spine, some werinkling on bottom 2" of rear board due to dampness. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light browning at top edge of flaps, very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds, two very small tears at top of spine, very light rubbing, light water stains and very light wrinkling at bottom inside of rear panel and spine - some color discoloration on inside of spine. Bookseller Inventory # 26057

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