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Jerusalem in the twentieth century

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley & Sons, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jerusalem today is a vibrant, flourishing city, the capital of an independent nation, and the vital center of worship for three world religions. Yet, one hundred years ago - a mere moment in time to a city celebrating its 3,000th anniversary - Jerusalem was a provincial town, an outpost of the Ottoman Empire ruled from Constantinople. The extraordinary transformation of Jerusalem, from the twilight of Turkish rule
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilbert, Martin, 1936-
Jerusalem in the twentieth century.
New York : J. Wiley & Sons, 1996
(OCoLC)647432147
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilbert
ISBN: 0471163082 9780471163084
OCLC Number: 34658710
Description: xvi, 412 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Awakenings, 1900-1909 --
2. Conflicts, 1910-1914 --
3. War, 1914-1917 --
4. The British Conquest, December 1917 --
5. British Military Rule, 1918-1919 --
6. In Search of Equilibrium, 1920-1921 --
7. The First Six Years of the British Mandate, 1922-1929 --
8. The Riots of 1929 --
9. The Search for Normality, 1930-1936 --
10. The Riots of 1936 and their Aftermath --
11. The Second World War, 1939-1945 --
12. A City in Turmoil, 1945-1947 --
13. The Last Four and a Half Months of British Rule, January-May 1948 --
14. Two Weeks of War, 14-29 May 1948 --
15. Truce, Violence, Armistice and Renewal, June 1948 to December 1949 --
16. A Tale of Two Cities, 1950-1967 --
17. The Six-Day War, June 1967 --
18. Reunification: The First Two Years, 1967-1969 --
19. The Search for Harmony, 1970-1980 --
20. From Annexation to Intifada, 1980-1989 --
21. Towards the Twenty-First Century: Struggle, Uncertainty and Hope.
Responsibility: Martin Gilbert.
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Lucid, readable, essential history, Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century covers every facet of political, cultural, religious, architectural, intellectual, and social life in Jerusalem. It reflects all  Read more...

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