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The road to Jerusalem : Glubb Pasha, Palestine and the Jews

Author: Benny Morris
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the United States of America distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Series: Library of Middle East history, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the personal vision of General Sir John Glubb, British pro-Consul in the Middle East and commander of the Arab Legion between 1936-1956. It offers the first in-depth account of Glubb's thinking and actions during 1948, as he led his small army into Palestine and war against Israel. His aims and actions, which lie at the very heart of the controversy between "Old" and "New" historians of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morris, Benny, 1948-
Road to Jerusalem.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the United States of America distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2002
(DLC) 2002512137
Named Person: John Bagot Glubb, Sir; John Bagot Glubb, Sir; John Bagot Glubb; John B Glubb; John B Glubb; John Bagot Glubb
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benny Morris
ISBN: 1417521007 9781417521005 9781860648120 1860648126 9780857716538 0857716530
OCLC Number: 191938400
Description: 1 online resource (297 pages) : maps.
Contents: 1. Glubb on Arabs and Jews --
2. The Arab Revolt 1936-39 --
3. World War II and its Aftermath --
4. The Road to Jerusalem --
5. The Invasion --
6. Border Wars, 1949-1956.
Series Title: Library of Middle East history, v. 1.
Responsibility: Benny Morris.

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As well as an analysis of Glubb's personal vision of the Middle East and its peoples, this book examines his reactions to the Arab Revolt in Palestine and the periodic plans to partition Palestine  Read more...

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"Road to Jersusalem is a gripping exposition of an age when Britain believed it ruled the dunes as well as waves". -Lawrence Joffe, The Independent "This excellent book studies the career of John Read more...

 
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