Film, Video David Schoenbaum: The Violin

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David Schoenbaum: The Violin
David Schoenbaum talks about his new book, "The Violin: A Social History of the World's Most Versatile Instrument."
Event Date
December 18, 2012
-  David Schoenbaum, a professional historian and lifelong amateur violinist, has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Economist and many other publications. His previous books include "Hitler's Social Revolution" and "The United States and the State of Israel."
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Running Time
54 minutes 47 seconds
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