Synopsis: Tracing the world-wide migrations of the Jews from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Israel,
this atlas spans over 4000 years of history.
With 132 maps, the atlas depicts Jewish achievements and the Jewish way of life,
presenting a clear picture of their persecution and their reaction to it - whether by dispersal, acceptance or defence.
Themes covered includes, Prejudice and Violance, Migrations and Movements, Society and Status, Trade and Culture,
Politics, Governement and War .
About the Author: Born in London in 1936 and now resident in north London,
Sir Martin Gilbert was educated at Highgate School and Magdalene College, Oxford.
An outstanding historian of the 20th century, he became the official biographer of Sir Winston Churchill in 1968
and has written to great acclaim on the Holocaust and the events of the Second World War.