Interesting to hear these assessments.  We were just looking at Baron's
history and reviews compared it favorably to Graetz, noting the latter's
"lachrymose" approach to Jewish history.   I'm wondering now whether we
should keep the Graetz Popular History, which is apparently based on the
earlier flawed version.

Lee Jaffe, Temple Beth El, Aptos

On Feb 23, 2018 11:27 AM, "R. Z. Schwartz" <rschwart...@comcast.net> wrote:

> Well said. Not just that, its faults withstanding, the English translation
> is inferior in every way to the foreign language editions.
>
>
> Ronald Z. Schwartz
>
> On February 22, 2018 at 9:39 PM Benjamin Ravid <ra...@brandeis.edu> wrote:
>
> Dear Zilvinas.
>
> I hesitate to step in here but if you wish to have Graetz for
> historiographical reasons, excellent; he is very important for that reason.
>
> However, if you wish to use it as a source for Jewish history and thought,
> it is well over a hundred years out of date (the English is translated from
> an earlier German version) and not worth the cost of the postage.
>
> If you submit your specific interests to the list-serve, I am sure you
> will get up-to-date responses.
>
> Best,
>
> Benjamin Ravid
>
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:04 PM, Zilvinas Beliauskas <
> zilvi...@zilvinas.be> wrote:
>
> How much would it be to ship to Lithuania?
>
> Zilvinas
>
>
>
> > On 2018-02-22, at 09:39, Lee Jaffe <leejaff...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Free to another AJL library (for the cost of shipping):
> >
> > Heinrich Graetz's History of the Jews, 6 vols.
> > Jewish Publication Society of America, 1939
> >
> > In good condition (ex libris).
> >
> > Lee Jaffe, Temple Beth El, Aptos (Calif.)
> >
> > <IMG_20180215_170451248~2.jpg>
> >
> >
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