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Godbey, Allen H.
The Lost Tribes - A Myth: Suggestions Towards Rewriting Hebrew History First Printing.
Duke University Press Durham, NC, U.S.A. 1930 First Printing 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hardcover xx, [2], 802, [42] black and white plates, pages. Extensive bibliography. Index of scripture passages. Topical index Three foldout maps. Footnotes. Errata slip affixed at xi. "The notion of identifiable 'lost tribes' involves certain presuppositions concerning Hebrew history, and masses of supposed local evidence in many parts of the world. These presuppositions and the assumed evidence require a candid and searching anthropological historical examination. This book has no other purpose or method. But the examination brings to light a great body of the real facts of Hebrew history." - Preface. "The main thrust of Godbey's work is to disprove the assumption that the northern tribes, taken into captivity by Sargon II in 722/1 B.C., were lost in the welter of international movements following that event." - J.M. Myers. Gilt lettering upon backstrip. Akkadian bust embossed upon front board. Fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Binding intact. Unmarked with moderate wear to publisher's black cloth. White paint specks to backstrip. Prior owner's bookplate inside front board. Handwritten slip bearing author's address laid-in. Dust jacket not included. A sound first printing copy of this landmark study. Good Versand D: 19,95 EUR Lost Tribes Jews Jewish HIstory Revisionism
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