This Land of Liberty. A History of America's Jews. By Helene Kenvin
"More than 350 years of American history filtered through the Jewish experience, based on the authentic family records of generations of American Jews. Over 500 illustrations and photographs accompany the text, illuminating what it was like to be a Jew in Dutch New Amsterdam, Puritan New England, and Quaker Pennsylvania. Reexamine the Civil War, the California gold rush, and the civil rights movement--all through Jewish eyes. Inspiring spotlights on the real heroes of American Jewish history"