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A History of the Jews in America

Sachar, Howard M.

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ISBN 10: 0394573536 / ISBN 13: 9780394573533
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1992
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Hardcover with dustjacket. 8vo. First edition. Book and jacket are in fine condition; a crisp, tight copy. Not price-clipped. 1051 pp. including index. Bookseller Inventory # 12787

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Title: A History of the Jews in America

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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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.
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"Monumental...will undoubtedly stand as the definitive work on the American Jewish experience for many years." --San Francisco Chronicle

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