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The ladder of progress in Palestine : a story of archaeological adventure

Author: Chester Charlton McCown
Publisher: New York ; London : Harper & Bros., ©1943.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCown, Chester Charlton, b. 1877.
Ladder of progress in Palestine.
New York, London, Harper & Bros. [1943]
(OCoLC)579258240
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chester Charlton McCown
OCLC Number: 1070851
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xvi, 387 pages, [27] pages of plates : illustrations, frontispiece, maps, plates ; 23 cm
Contents: The magic of method --
Seventy-five thousand years before history began --
The search for the earliest inhabitants --
Man's slow ascent --
Man builds cities --
Jericho, Palestine's oldest city --
Tell Beit Mirsim --
The quest for an alphabet --
On the Egyptian frontier --
Border cities of the Shephelah --
Beth-Shan --
Armageddon and Solomon the horse trader --
Luxurious Samaria --
The mountains round about Jerusalem --
Jerusalem --
The search for Jesus' tomb --
Neglected Galilee --
Remains of "normative Judaism" --
Between the desert and the sown --
Gerasa : a Roman caravan city --
Byzantines, Arabs, and crusaders --
What to believe.
Responsibility: by Chester Charlton McCown.

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