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- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 92.50
In December 1917, British troops entered Jerusalem, thereby ending Ottoman rule and opening a new and important era in the history of Jerusalem. Roberto Mazza discusses the period of transition from Ottoman rule to the British administration, focusing on the socio-political changes from the nineteenth century to the twentieth, the impact of the First... more...
- UPF 2003; US$ 65.00
Translated by Haim Watzman ''A unique account of a complex and subtle negotiation about the most disputed city in the world. Its point of view is clear, but it is nonetheless a balanced presentation. In place of generalizations it tries to get at what really happened. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00
A vividly detailed history of the Temple of Jerusalem, from construction to destruction, that takes into account the perspectives of various faiths, the religious and political symbolism surrounding it, and the attitudes and opinions about its future. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 20.00
Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today?s clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict, this is the epic history of three thousand... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Karen Armstrong's Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. Venerated for millennia by three faiths, torn by irreconcilable conflict, conquered, rebuilt, and mourned for again and again, Jerusalem is a sacred city whose very sacredness has engendered terrible tragedy. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong,... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
On September 28, 1009, Caliph al-Hakim had the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem destroyed. How did it come to this? What did it mean for contemporaries? Why were Jews persecuted as a result? Did it interrupt the stream of pilgrims to Jerusalem? What do we know about al-Hakim's personality? How was the crisis mastered? How was the church rebuilt?... more...
- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 26.99
James Carroll?s urgent, masterly Jerusalem, Jerusalem uncovers the ways in which the city became a transcendent fantasy that ignites religious fervour unlike anywhere else on earth. He shows how the conflicts within this holiest of cities underscore an important point of history: that religion and violence fuel each other.In Carroll?s provocative reading... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 93.67
Hauptbeschreibung Als Leitmotiv zieht sich das Thema Jerusalem wie ein roter Faden durch den Band und bündelt die Beiträge thematisch. Jerusalem wird als geographischer Ort, aber auch als theologischer und politischer Topos bedacht, mit Einbezug seiner Umwelt. Die Unterthemen sind Numismatik, Quellen zur Geschichte Jerusalems und Jerusalem als theologisches... more...
- Triumph Books 2012; US$ 16.99
From Aliyah to Megidoo and Netanyahu to Zionism, this vibrant A-to-Z guide?or rather Z-to-A, Hebrew-style?examines more than 3,000 years of this postage stamp?sized land?s history. With the 26 letters of the alphabet paired with lighthearted text and colorful illustrations, this fun fact book explores the heart, the soul, and the foundation of the... more...