The Routledge Historical Atlas of Jerusalem: Fourth Edition by Martin GilbertThe Routledge Historical Atlas of Jerusalem: Fourth Edition by Martin Gilbert

The Routledge Historical Atlas of Jerusalem: Fourth Edition

byMartin GilbertEditorMartin Gilbert

Paperback | March 28, 2008

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This uniqueAtlastraces the history of Jerusalem from biblical times to the present day. Each map is illustrated by a facing page of prints or photographs, to give a complete pictorial and cartographic overview of this fascinating city of the Middle East. Coverage begins in ancient times, showing the impact of the Jews, Christians, Muslims, Romans and Crusaders on the development of this holy city. Special emphasis is placed on the last 150 years, during which Jerusalem grew from a remote and impoverished town of the Ottoman Empire to a flourishing capital city. Up-to-date maps and figures show the recent expansion of suburbs and settlements, the Wall and new urban and political developments. An extensive bibliography provides a rich source of information on further reading.

Sir Martin Gilbertis one of the leading historians of our time. An Honorary Fellow of Merton College Oxford, he is the official biographer of Winston Churchill, and the author of eighty books, includingFirst World War,Second World War,Israel a History,Jerusalem Rebirth of a CityandJerusalem in the Twentieth Century.
Title:The Routledge Historical Atlas of Jerusalem: Fourth EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.3 inPublished:March 28, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415433444

ISBN - 13:9780415433440