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Encyclopedia > Howard Sachar

Howard Morley Sachar (born in 1928) is a historian and an author. His writings have been published in six languages. 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Born in St. Louis, Missouri, and reared in Champaign, Illinois, Howard Sachar received his undergraduate education at Swarthmore College and took his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at Harvard University. Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college in the United States with an enrollment of about 1450 students. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ...


Based in Washington, D.C., where he is Professor Emeritus of Modern History at George Washington University, Sachar has been a lecturer on Middle Eastern affairs for the United States Foreign Service Institute, a visiting summer professor at the Hebrew University and Tel Aviv University, and has guest lectured at other universities in the United States, Europe, South Africa and Egypt, and has contributed to many scholarly journals and is the author of 15 books.   See Washington University (disambiguation) for institutions with similar names. ... The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים) is one of Israels biggest and most important institutes of higher learning and research. ... The Engineering Faculty Boulevard The Smolarz Auditorium Tel Aviv University (TAU, אוניברסיטת תל אביב, אתא) is one of Israels major universities. ...


Works

  • The Course of Modern Jewish History (Updated 1990)
  • Aliyah: The Peoples of Israel
  • From the Ends of the Earth: The Peoples of Israel
  • The Emergence of the Middle East
  • Europe Leaves the Middle East
  • A History of Israel from Rise of Zionism to Our Time
  • The Man on the Camel
  • Egypt and Israel
  • Diaspora
  • A History of Israel from the Aftermath of the Yom Kippur War
  • A History of the Jews in America
  • Farewell Espana: The World of the Sephardim Remembered
  • Israel and Europe: An Appraisal in History
  • A History of Israel: From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time (Third Edition, Revised and Updated) 2007
  • Dreamland: Europeans and Jews in the Aftermath of the Great War
  • A History of the Jews in the Modern World (2005)
  • He is also the editor-in-chief of the 39-volume The Rise of Israel: A Documentary History[[Category: Middle East historians [Sachar, Howard]

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Barnes & Noble.com - Books: Farewell Espana, by Howard M. Sachar, Paperback (510 words)
In its breadth and richness of texture, Sachar's account sweeps to the contemporary era of Mussolini, Hitler, and Franco, poignantly traces the fate of Balkan Sephardic communities during the Holocaust - and their revival in the Land and State of Israel.
Sachar's epic history of the Jews of Spain and Portugal, begins before their expulsion from Spain in 1492 and continues through to the Sephardim in Israel.
Sachar (A History of the Jews in America, LJ 7/92) has written a history of the Sephardim (Iberian Jews) that illuminates the personalities and achievements of those doyens of the Jewish world.
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