Middle East History Books for Children

Israel: An Illustrated History (oxford Illustrated Histories Y/a)

Israel An Illustrated History
ASIN: 019510885X

Oxford University Press, USA


Author: Daniel J. Schroeter

Synopsis:

Presents information on ancient Israel while focusing on the modern nation with both religious and secular history including the roles of Romans, Muslims, and Palestinians as well as Jews.
Children love Israel: An Illustrated History (oxford Illustrated Histories Y/a) : an illustrated history. The author is Daniel J. Schroeter and it was published on the 4th of March, 1999 by Oxford University Press, USA. In case you are in the library you can very likely search for it using the Dewey Decimal Classification, DS126.5.S292 1998. The children's book has 160 pages and it provides you with plenty of colorfully illustrated maps. For more information about this child's book, click on our store button.

All of the influential people, the historic sites, along with the notable events are here. Readers will find sidebars on political figures like Natan Sharansky, government organizations for example the Mossad, and cultural institutions for example the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. A glossary, chronology, and a list of Israel's prime ministers and presidents make this beautiful book an invaluable reference. Profusely illustrated with photographs, historical artifacts, functions of art, and facsimile documents, chapters profile notable personalities for example Theodor Herzl, David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, Menachim Begin, Yasir Arafat, and Yitzhak Rabin. With stunning artwork and photographs, Israel: An Illustrated History gives a thorough introduction to the history of Israel in a beautiful keep-sake edition. Daniel Schroeter's fascinating history includes the foundation with all the ancient Kingdom of Israel, the improvement with the present day Zionist movement, the legacy of World War II at the same time as the Holocaust, the creation of statehood, the conquest of new Arab territory, and the growth from the Palestinian Liberation Organization. Primary sources such as Biblical passages, excerpts from Herzl's Der Judenstadt, a diary from the first Aliyah, and the U. N. partition resolution of 1947 bring Israel's history to life; landmark structures for example the Western (or Wailing) Wall, the Second Temple, and excavations of the City of David in addition to the Dead Sea caves add to the visual narrative.



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