From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present Edited by Eli Barnavi 9"x11.25" (304 Pages)Publisher: Knopf, 1992
Pictorially sets forth the four-thousand-year saga of the Jewish people with nearly a thousand detailed maps, brilliantly reproduced drawings, photographs, and paintings, plus chronologies and commentaries by dozens of leading experts. The Atlas covers all aspects of the Jewish experience from earliest times to the present. The book encompasses the Diaspora and the spread of Jews and Judaism not only into Europe but as far as China and India; the medieval ghettos, the 19th- and 20th-century pogroms; Zionism and the new homelands beyond the Atlantic; the disaster of the Holocaust and the founding of the state of Israel; and much more. The Atlas describes as well important elements of Jewish culture language, philosophy, literature, art, and music.