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    DescriptionA chronicle of the most heavily contested city in history examines the battles that have been fought over the so-called City of Peace, from modern day conflicts, to the wars of millennia ago, and the consequences of these conflicts for the world at large.


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    Title
    Jerusalem Besieged
    Subtitle
    From Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eric H. Cline
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780472113132
    ISBN 10: 0472113135
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: JW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    DC22: 956.9442
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 48
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07, 56
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DS109.9.C6
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 956.94/42
    BISAC V2.8: HIS019000
    LC classification: DS109.9 .C63 2004
    Illustrations note
    10 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    The University of Michigan Press
    Imprint name
    The University of Michigan Press
    Publication date
    25 October 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Author Information
    Eric H. Cline is a former Fulbright scholar and Associate Professor of Classics and Anthropology and is Chair of the Department of Classical and Semitic Languages and Literatures at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is the author of several books and numerous articles on the ancient world, including "The Battles of Armageddon" (University of Michigan Press, 2000).
    Review quote
    "A beautifully lucid presentation of four thousand years of history in a single volume. Cline writes primarily as an archaeologist-avoiding polemic and offering evidence for any religious claims-yet he has also incorporated much journalistic material into this study. Jerusalem Besieged will enlighten anyone interested in the history of military conflict in and around Jerusalem."-Col. Rose Mary Sheldon, Virginia Military Institute