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The Resource Digging for God and country : exploration, archeology, and the secret struggle for the Holy Land, 1799-1917, Neil Asher Silberman

Digging for God and country : exploration, archeology, and the secret struggle for the Holy Land, 1799-1917, Neil Asher Silberman

Label
Digging for God and country : exploration, archeology, and the secret struggle for the Holy Land, 1799-1917
Title
Digging for God and country
Title remainder
exploration, archeology, and the secret struggle for the Holy Land, 1799-1917
Statement of responsibility
Neil Asher Silberman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silberman, Neil Asher
Dewey number
956.94/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
CC101.I75
LC item number
S57 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archaeology
  • Palestine
Label
Digging for God and country : exploration, archeology, and the secret struggle for the Holy Land, 1799-1917, Neil Asher Silberman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-217) and index
Contents
Part I: A land of myths. 1. The lure of the Holy land -- 2. Rumblings in the East -- 3. The land of the butcher -- 4. Visions of the end of the world -- 5. The evolution of a dream -- Part II: Power and prestige. 6. Conquering the wilderness -- 7. For the glory of France -- 8. A matter of honor -- 9. Building the New Jerusalem -- 10. The pastimes of an empire -- 11. Race for a relic -- 12. Spying out the land -- Part III: The triumph of science. 13. One million pounds sterling -- 14. Coming of age -- 15. The Kaiser and the Sultan -- 16. The American method -- 17. Secrets of the Temple Mount -- 18. The Last Crusade -- Epilogue: The future of the past
Control code
ocm08109942
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 228 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780394511399
Lccn
81048104
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)8109942
Label
Digging for God and country : exploration, archeology, and the secret struggle for the Holy Land, 1799-1917, Neil Asher Silberman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-217) and index
Contents
Part I: A land of myths. 1. The lure of the Holy land -- 2. Rumblings in the East -- 3. The land of the butcher -- 4. Visions of the end of the world -- 5. The evolution of a dream -- Part II: Power and prestige. 6. Conquering the wilderness -- 7. For the glory of France -- 8. A matter of honor -- 9. Building the New Jerusalem -- 10. The pastimes of an empire -- 11. Race for a relic -- 12. Spying out the land -- Part III: The triumph of science. 13. One million pounds sterling -- 14. Coming of age -- 15. The Kaiser and the Sultan -- 16. The American method -- 17. Secrets of the Temple Mount -- 18. The Last Crusade -- Epilogue: The future of the past
Control code
ocm08109942
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 228 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780394511399
Lccn
81048104
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)8109942

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