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Gods, Guns and Israel : Britain, The First World War And The Jews in the Holy City.

Author: Jill Duchess of Hamilton
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The roots of today's Middle East conflict are extremely deep and exceedingly tangled and Jill Hamilton has done a wonderful job of unravelling a complicated story. Describing the background to the present conflict - she intertwines the sad story of mistakes and broken promises with the age-old fascination that Jerusalem holds for Jews, Muslims and Christians. New insights are given into the decisions take by the key  Read more...
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Duchess of Hamilton, Jill.
Gods, Guns and Israel : Britain, The First World War And The Jews in the Holy City.
Stroud : The History Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Duchess of Hamilton
ISBN: 9780752495071 0752495070
OCLC Number: 831118876
Description: 1 online resource (546 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Prologue; Part One: Britain, the Jews and the First World War: The Influence of the Old Testament on British Political Thought; Introduction; One: War Cabinet; Two: Why the Old Testament Became Part of the Christian Faith; Three: Empress Helena Goes to Jerusalem; Four: The Crusades; Five: The Wife of Bath Goes to Jerusalem; Six: The Bible Begins to Speak with Many Tongues; Seven: In the Footsteps of the Old Testament; Eight: Lord Shaftesbury Campaigns for a Jewish Homeland; Nine: From Jerusalem to the Crimean War. Ten: Gladstone, Lloyd George and the 'Eastern Question'Eleven: With a Spade, a Rifle and Hope; Twelve: From Peace to War, November 1914 --
March 1915; Thirteen: In the Realm of the Pharaohs; Fourteen: A New Empire from Cairo to the Persian Gulf; Fifteen: The Jewish Legion; Sixteen: The Fateful Embrace in the 'Garden Suburb': The Balfour Declaration; Seventeen: Judah's Broken Shell --
Turning the Minority into the Majority; Eighteen: Sunrise in Jerusalem; Nineteen: 'If I forget thee, O Jerusalem!'; Twenty: 'The Turks Must Go!'; Twenty-One: After the Armistice with Turkey. Twenty-Two: The Peace ConferencePart Two: Consequences of the First World War: The Old Testament Influence Continues; Introduction; Twenty-Three: Arab Riots Begin; Twenty-Four: Riots and a Royal Visit; Twenty-Five: The Fall of Lloyd George; Twenty-Six: Orde Wingate and the Haganah; Twenty-Seven: The Second World War; Twenty-Eight: David and Goliath; Twenty-Nine: The Culmination of 2,000Years of Prayer and Longing; Thirty The: New Army; Thirty-One: Waiting for the Messiah: Religious Jewish Nationalism in the West Bank and Gaza 1968-2008: From the First Settlements to Disengagement and Invasion. Thirty-Two: Hebron and the First SettlementsThirty-Three: The First Right Wing Government in Israel Echoes the Wishes of the Religious Nationalists; Notes.

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