Modern Jewish History (Volume 2)
Author Howard M. Sachar
Howard M. Sachar, professor in the George Washington University, in the first volume of his book speaks about the main stages of the Jewish nation's history from the end of the XVIII century till the 1980s. The author tells in detail about the Zionist movement, the advancement of antisemetism, the Shoah, creation of the state of Israel and its development. Sachar describes the pecularities of the existence the Jews lead in different countries, picturing big commubities in USA, Russia and USSR as well as smaller communities. First Russian edition of this book will become an important source of information about the modern Jewish history.