Atlas of Jerusalem, The (Fourth Edition)
Author: Martin Gilbert
Product code: B391
Presents in 69 maps with over 100 prints and photographs the complete history of a remarkable city, focal point of Jewish, Christian and Muslim sentiment and capital of the State of Israel, serving, despite conflict, as a flourishing, vibrant metropolis.
- Biblical Jerusalem - the city as a centre of pilgrimage through the ages
- Imperial rule - the impact of the Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Crusaders and Ottoman Turks
- Growth and idealism - Jerusalem as a focal point of Jewish aspirations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
- British Mandate Jerusalem - the Holy Places, Arab-Jewish strife, urban growth and the emergence of a modern city
- Divided Jerusalem - two separate cities and their reunification in 1967
- Conflict and hope - Jerusalem in the twenty-first century
About the Author
Martin Gilbert is one of the leading historians of the modern world. An Honourary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford - of which he was a fellow for thirty years - he is the official biographer of Winston Churchill and the author of eighty books.