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Routledge handbook on Jerusalem

By: Der Matossian, Bedross(Edited by) Koltun-Fromm, Naomi(Edited by) Mourad, Suleiman A. (Smith College, Massachusetts, USA)(Edited by)

1138936936 / 9781138936935
Stock expected by 05/12/2021
United Kingdom
25 cm 400 pages
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More Undergraduate

Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does.

As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on its inhabitants throughout the centuries.

In modern times, and aside from all the religious complexities, Jerusalem has become enmeshed in the Palestinian and Israeli national identities and political aspirations, which have involved and dragged into the fray other actors from around the world. Consisting of 35 chapters from leading specialists, the Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem provides a broad spectrum of studies related to the city and its history.

Beginning with a historical overview starting from the end of the Bronze age, the chapters go on to look at a range of topics including:religious symbolism and pilgrimagereligious and social relations social and economic historyarchitecture and archaeologymapseschatologypoliticsBy bringing together contributions from leading scholars of different disciplines, this Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the various layers that make up this unique and special city.

It will appeal to students and scholars of Middle East Studies, religion and cultural history, and anyone with an interest in learning more about Jerusalem.


1FB Middle East, HB History, HBJF1 Middle Eastern history

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