Modern Jewish History (Volume 1)
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 beginning of the XVIII century to the end of the XIX — beginning of the XX cent. Using a wide range of sources the author depicts the Jewish life during the time of Enlightment and the French Revolution and during the formation of the New Europe. Sachar describes the pecularities of the existence the Jews lead in different countries, picturing big commubities in USA and Russia as well as smaller communities. First Russian edition of this book will become an important source of information about the modern Jewish history.