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The Invention of the Jewish People by Shlomo Sand

Friday, November 7, 2014

Category: World

"How can we denationalise national histories?" asks Shlomo Sand, quoting with approval the French historian Marcel Detienne, before sharpening the challenge in his own words: "How can we stop trudging along roads paved mainly with the forged materials of national fantasies?" This is the key issue in a book intended, from the title onwards, to be provocative.

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