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The Vanishing Tribes of Burma

By: Diran, Richard K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Amphoto Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 855A4492

ISBN: 0297822942

Condition: Fair


0297822942 240 pages. Index. Glossary. Bibliograpy. Sumptuous colour photography throughout. "Richard Diran's task of recording the tribes, many of them suspicious and frightened of foreigners, was arduous and also dangerous, in the face of almost constant guerilla warfare, and it took many years. The resulting photographs are a testimony not only to his skill and determination but to the survival of the tribes themselves in the face of an alien and politically unstable world." - from dust jacket. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Four inch opening at bottom... View more info

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The Exiled and the Redeemed

By: Itzhak Ben-Zvi [Signed]

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America: 1961

Edition: Second English Edition

Seller ID: 545H4022

ISBN: B000FMINTI

Condition: Good


B000FMINTI Signed by Ben-Zvi atop front free endpaper, beneath an inscription dated 11/4/1963 which may or may not have been written by the author who passed away 23 April of the same year. First printed in English in 1957. Translated from the Hebrew. "An intimate and loving report on the process of 'the ingathering of the exiles' into the State [Israel] over which the author has presided since 1952." - dust jacket. xv, 285 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates illustrate the broad range of physical appearances of members of the many scattered Jewish communities t... View more info