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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageContentsForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroductionONE. Curiosities of Former TimesTWO. Jerusalem the BlessedTHREE. The Jews and Their Holy PlacesFOUR. The Christians and Their Holy PlacesFIVE. The Moslems and Their Holy PlacesSIX. Pilgrims, Tourists, Missionaries, and CranksSEVEN. The British in JerusalemEIGHT. Jerusalem Divided and ReunitedNINE. Miscellaneous OdditiesNOTESIndex
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