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This volume not only seeks to provide pleasurable reading but also enables the reader to grasp Jerusalem's unique role in the history of mankind. Those who read this book will encounter Jerusalem with eyes that see and hearts that understand.

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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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