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Divided Jerusalem The Struggle for the Holy City

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ISBN-10: 0300097301

ISBN-13: 9780300097306

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Bernard Wasserstein

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List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Bernard Wasserstein is professor of history at the University of Glasgow. The president of the Jewish Historical Society of England.

List of Tables
List of Maps
Prologue: The Heavenly City
Jerusalem of the Jews
Jerusalem of the Christians
Jerusalem of the Muslims
The Wars of the Consuls
The holy places
Egyptian rule in Jerusalem
The Protestant bishopric
War clouds over the tomb of Christ
Old City, New City
Beyond the walls
Spiritual imperialism
Jerusalem promoted
'A Christmas present for the British nation'
Jerusalem under the Mandate
From military government to mandate
Christian triumphalism
The rise of the mufti
Towards partition
'A glorified cockpit'
Mandatory abdication
Spontaneous partition
Pantomime across the Jordan
Collapse of corpus separatum
A king for Jerusalem
'Will the Vatican send an army here?'
Two Jerusalems
Divide and rule
Jerusalem demoted
Christians in a divided Jerusalem
New consular wars
Cul-de-sac capital
Jerusalem under Israeli rule
Arab resistance
World reaction
Towards Palestinian Autonomy
Diplomacy by declaratory gesture
Jerusalem: an American problem?
Palestinians and Jerusalem
Intifada and after
Christian Jerusalem in Eclipse
Christians under Jewish rule
Reds and whites
Creeping Partition
The Beilin-Abu Mazen agreement
Palestinian elections
The siege of Orient House
Camp David and beyond
Trouble on the Temple Mount
Riots at the Wailing Wall
The Temple Mount under Israeli rule
The battle of the muftis
The logic of haggle
Epilogue: The Earthly City
Jigsaw-puzzle solutions
The Clinton legacy
Israeli and Palestinian public opinions
Demographic diktat?
Must heaven wait?