Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
Part of the five-volume Jerusalem Throughout the Ages series, which explores the history of Jerusalem past and present, Jerusalem Throughout the Ages, Vol. 4: Yearning -- Jerusalem of the 19th Century looks at the important events of the late 19th and early 20th century for the city of Jerusalem. In 1917, as the city transforms from a border state within the Ottoman Empire to an Allies' protectorate, the politics and power center of the area are turned upside down. The era's political repercussions are still relevant today.
Christianity, city, community, Holy-Land, Islam, Judaism, spiritual