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The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels (The Hinges of History series)

By: CAHILL, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60178

ISBN: 0385482485

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A first printing of the author's assessment of the important role played by the early Jews toward the advancement of Western Civilization. The author tells of such Biblical notables as Abraham, Sarah, Moses, David, Amos, Isaiah, Naomi and Ruth. Includes biblical and general indices. Volume two in author's "Hinges of History" series (of a planned total of seven). --- In black and beige paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features Giliola Chiste photographic portrait of the author to rear flap. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and newish, in similar, undamage... View more info