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Heritage: Civilization and the Jews [SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

Eban, Abba

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ISBN 10: 0671441035 / ISBN 13: 9780671441036
Published by Summit Books, New York, 1984
Condition: vg Hardcover
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1/300. 4to. 355, [1]pp. Blue cloth with gold-stamped facsimile signature of Abba Eban on front cover, gold lettering on spine in original sturdy blue cloth slipcase. Signed by Eban in blue ink on limitation page. Captivating study on Jewish civilization by Eban, starting with Ancient Jewry and ending with the Modern Age in Israel. Contents: A people is born. The power of the word. The uses of adversity. The shaping of traditions. The age of faith. The crucible of Europe. Search for deliverance, Jews in the West: 1492-1789. Search for deliverance, Jews in East Europe: Creativity and oppression. Roads from the Ghetto. The golden land. Out of the ashes. Israel and world Jewry: The Modern Age. Index. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w reproductions of photographs as well as paintings, sculptures, maps, etc. Staining and some scuffing on slipcase. Tight copy with slipcase in good, book in near fine to fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 29240

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Title: Heritage: Civilization and the Jews [SIGNED ...

Publisher: Summit Books, New York

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited edition.

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From the birth of Jewish history to the rebirth of the State of Israel, the author, the former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. and the U.N., traces four thousand years of Jewish experience.

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