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Bible and sword : England and Palestine from the bronze age to Balfour

Author: Barbara W Tuchman
Publisher: [New York?] : Minerva Press, 1968, ©1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperbound edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the complex relationship between Britain and Palestine; its basis on Biblical history, the need to control India, and the need to access Middle Eastern oil; and the dynamics which led to the founding of the modern Jewish state.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Tuchman
OCLC Number: 4059290
Notes: "Reprinted without alteration from the original edition of 1956."
Description: xv, 412 pages : map, portraits, plates ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Barbara W. Tuchman.

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Discusses the complex relationship between Britain and Palestine; its basis on Biblical history, the need to control India, and the need to access Middle Eastern oil; and the dynamics which led to the founding of the modern Jewish state.

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