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- DescriptionJerusalem, the holy city of three faiths, has been the focus of competing historical, religious, and political narratives from Biblical chronicles to headlines. This title examines the significant issues that relate to the perception, representation, and status of the city at the historical, religious, social, artistic, and political levels.
- Author BiographyTamar Mayer is a Professor of Geography at Middlebury College and the editor of Women and the Israeli Occupation: the politics of change (Routledge, 1994) and Gender Ironies of Nationalism: sexing the nation (Routledge, 2000). Her research interests focus on the interplay among nationalism, gender, and sexuality, particularly in the Middle East, and on the relationships among nationalism, landscape, and memory Suleiman Ali Mourad is Assistant Professor of Religion at Smith College, USA. His research focuses on early Islamic history and religious thought, including the sanctity of Jerusalem. He is the author of Early Islam between Myth and History: al-Hasan al-Basri (d. 110H/728CE) and the Formation of His Legacy in Classical Islamic Scholarship (Brill, 2005).
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication13/05/2008
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note37 black & white illustrations, 35 black & white halftones, 2 black & white line drawings
- Weight657 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited bySuleiman A. Mourad,Tamar Mayer
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