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Simon Schama | The Story of the Jews Volume Two: Belonging: 1492-1900

Tue, October 24, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00


In conversation with Carlin Romano, Critic-at-Large,The Chronicle of Higher Education 

Lauded historian Simon Schama is the author of The Embarrassment of Riches; Scribble, Scribble, Scribble; and the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Rough Crossings, an account of the slaves who escaped to fight for the British during the American Revolutionary War. A professor of art history and history at Columbia University and cultural essayist for The New Yorker, he has written and presented more than 40 documentaries for the BBC, PBS, and The History Channel, including the seminal 15-part series A History of Britain and the Emmy-winning Power of Art. In the second part of The Story of the Jews, Schama details the Jewish experience in all corners of the world through the end of the 19th century.

Please allow extra time to get to Parkway Central, due to extensive road work in the area.

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103