RARE comprehensive monograph on the history of Karaite Jewish movement from its inception to our days. [CONTENTS]: Beginnings - Persia and Iraq, 8th and 9th centuries - The Golden Age, The Center in Jerusalem, 10th and 11th century - The Center in Byzantium and Turkey, 1100-1600 - The History of the Karaite community in Jerusalem, 1250-1948 - The Eastern European Center, 16th to 20th centuries - The Karaites in Egypt, 15th to 20th centuries - The Center in the State of Israel and in Israel - Epilogue - Bibliography - Notes - Index. 205x145mm. 207 pages. Softcover. Cover rubbed, dirty and wrinkled. Spine edges rubbed. Text block edges and whitepages (pre-title, title- and rear whitepage) age-stained. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare detailed history of the Karaites throughout the centuries to the end of 20th-century, written by the foremost authority in the field of Karaite studies, is otherwise in good condition.