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Jerusalem in the 20th Century By Martin Gilbert

Jerusalem in the 20th Century

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This story of modern Jerusalem traces the city's progress from an outpost of the Ottoman Empire to the capital of an independent nation, and fundamental to an understanding of the Middle East. It includes the 1917 liberation from the Turks, the Balfour Declaration, and the Six Day War of 1967.

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Jerusalem in the 20th Century by Martin Gilbert

These memoirs of the literary life and theatrical times of Giles Gordon - agent-to-the-Royals, ex-publisher and theatre critic. They recount his life from priggish adolescence in Edinburgh to the wider shores of publishing, agenting and theatre criticism in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. He pricks egos and literary pretensions, brings theatre to life, and paints pen-portraits of the great, the good, the brilliant and the monstrous, from Prince Charles and Andrew to Fay Weldon, Carmen, David Godwin, Stevie Smith, Ackroyd, Unsworth, Maxwell, Gielgud, Orton, Amis pere et fils and Bernard Ingrams. Giles Gordon is the editor of Best Short Stories.

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GOR010829278
Jerusalem in the 20th Century by Martin Gilbert
Martin Gilbert
Used - Like New
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
1996-04-25
416
0701130709
9780701130701
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.