Books by Howard M. Sachar

A HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE MODERN WORLD by Howard M. Sachar
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Released: Aug. 17, 2005

"An essential work of modern history: put it alongside Irving Howe's World of Our Fathers and Amos Elon's more recent The Pity of It All."
An ambitious, thoroughly accessible account of the so often unhappy fortunes of the Jewish people from the early modern era to the present. Read full book review >
Released: March 14, 2002

"A fine contribution to European history and Judaic studies alike."
A brilliantly conceived, nation-by-nation history of Europe's Jews during the three decades before the Holocaust. Read full book review >
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Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"However, these flaws pale in comparison to Sachar's achievement: A solid, even pathbreaking book that covers a great deal of ground while remaining accessible to the general reader."
Since the Yom Kippur War, the overwhelming amount of diplomatic "action" surrounding Israel has involved the US. Read full book review >
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Released: Oct. 11, 1994

"For now, Farewell Espa§a provides a quick introduction that, if a little light in terms of scholarship, contains a fluid and often fascinating narrative."
An engaging, if sometimes spotty, history of the Jews who resided in the Iberian Peninsula until their expulsion from Spain in 1492 and from Portugal in 1497. Read full book review >
A HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN AMERICA by Howard M. Sachar
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Released: May 2, 1992

With this comprehensive, insightful, and spirited opus, Sachar (Modern History/George Washington Univ.; A History of Israel, 1976 and 1977, etc.) rises to the position of preeminent Jewish historian of our day. Read full book review >