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  • The Murderous History of Bible Translations: Power, Conflict, and the Quest for Meaning
    Views : 396
    Pages : 256

    by: Harry Freedman

    Publisher: pBloomsbury Press

    Book Description

    A retelling of the well-studied history of biblical translation.

    Freedman (The Talmud: A Biography, 2014), who has a doctorate in Aramaic, provides a basic, serviceable, Western-centered history of the translation of the Bible. Des ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1632866013

    ISBN-13: 9781632866011

    Language: English

  • The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End
    Views : 338
    Pages : 464

    by: Robert Gerwarth

    Publisher: pFarrar, Straus and Giroux

    Book Description

    The first study of the disorders that shook all the defeated states of Europe following World War I.

    For the nations that lost the war, the fighting did not end with the armistice in November 1918. On the contrary, Gerwarth (Modern Histor ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 0374282455

    ISBN-13: 9780374282455

    Language: English