Author(s): Chartwell Books
A 34-page booklet and a 12-foot illustrated accordion fold pull-out section make up this thorough, and thoroughly entertaining book. This oversized hardcover book makes a beautiful, unique gift, or an informative and valuable addition to any library. The book consists of three parts. First, the timechart, an accordian-fold diagram, which may be viewed as double-page spreads, as in a conventional book, or unfolded to display as one eleven-foot-long strip. This diagram shows the principal landmarks of Jewish history from the very beginning to the present day. Secondly, on the reverse side of the diagram, readers will find articles on special aspects of Judaism, its history, background, and customs.Thirdly, at the back of the book is an illustrated series of chapters enlarging upon specific stages and certain aspects of Jewish history."