Postcards from the Holy Land: A Pictorial History of the Ottoman Era, 1880-1918

 
9780615311357: Postcards from the Holy Land: A Pictorial History of the Ottoman Era, 1880-1918
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Postcards from the Holy Land is a unique book which offers a detailed history of the Holy Land (Israel / Palestine) during the late Ottoman era using original picture postcards as a guide. This 385 page, 8 1/2 x 11 all color book features over 400 stunning images from the 1880-1918 period. The chapters of the book are as follows: Introduction, A Brief History of Ottoman Palestine, Jerusalem, Village Life, The Main Towns, Christians, Jews, Muslims, Transportation, Jewish Colonies, Templer Colonies, The Kaiser's Visit, Pilgrims, Tourists and Visitors, World War I, and an Appendix answering the question "What is Palestine?" The book features a foreword written by Alan Dershowitz, the bestselling author, renowned defense attorney and Professor at Harvard Law School. This book has become available for sale as of August 2010.

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