Jerusalem: The Biography

The epic history of three thousand years of faith, fanaticism, bloodshed, and coexistence, from King David to the 21st century, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict, from the bestselling author of The Romanovs - "Impossible to put down.... Vastly enjoyable." --The New York Times Book Review How did this small, remote town become the Holy City, the "center of the world" and now the key to peace in the Middle East? In a gripping narrative, Simon Sebag Montefiore reveals this ever-changing city in its many incarnations, bringing every epoch and character blazingly to life. Jerusalem's biography is told through the wars, love affairs, and revelations of the men and women who created, destroyed, chronicled and believed in Jerusalem. As well as the many ordinary Jerusalemites who have left their mark on the city, its cast varies...

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Benjamin Elfors

2015-05-09

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Ambitist versiktsverk ver Jerusalem, men tyvrr helt misslyckat. Det kryllar av namn, hndelser och rtal p varenda sida, men nd lyckas frfattaren inte komma med en enda djuplodande analys. Det r rakt igenom ytligt och pratigt. Hoppa ver denna.

Lennart Carlsson

2014-11-29

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Lst boken p svenska! Boken " Jerusalem Biografin" tycks inte finnas hr p svenska! Br vl dock vara samma bok som "Jerusalem - Historien om en stad"? Eller vad sger Ni p Boktipset.se? Vldigt detaljrik bok om vad som hnt i Jerusalem frn Patriarken Abraham och nst intill vra dagar.

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Jonas Utterstrm

2012-03-19

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Som alltid vlskriven av denne frfattare. Hittar nya detaljer i denna bok trots jag lst andra bcker tidigare i mnet. Vldigt krvande och tog sin tid att lsa.