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The Jewish Journey: A Passage Through European History

The Jewish Journey: A Passage Through European History
Edward Gelles

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The history of European Jewry is a vast and complex subject. In this book, Edward Gelles traces Jewish history in Europe and the Near East including population movement, settlement, integration, advancement in aspects of European culture and learning, relations with European states and dynasties, Christians and Ottomans, persecution, the world wars, anti-Semitism, indeed the story of European Jewry from early times to the present. Edward Gelles and his family, both immediate and in their wider circle have huge and distinguished family connections that provide historical context. In combining biography, traditional genealogy and a contribution from the rapidly developing field of genetic genealogy this book weaves emerging patterns into the grand tapestry of European history.

Author Info

Edward Gelles is an independent historian and genealogist. Born into a distinguished Jewish family, he came to England in 1938 after the Anschluss and studied at Balliol College, Oxford. He pursued a career in chemistry, returning to the study of history and genealogy after his retirement.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: Radcliffe Press
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.

ISBN: 9781784534530
Publication Date: 30 Nov 2015
Number of Pages: 320
Height: 216
Width: 138
Illustrations: 15 black and white integrated

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