European Portrayals of Jerusalem: Religious Fascinations and Colonialist Imaginations

European Portrayals of Jerusalem: Religious Fascinations and Colonialist Imaginations

By: Issam Nassar (author)Hardback

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Description

Studies Jerusalem through the centuries as it appeared in the writings, illustrations, and photographs of European visitors. This book argues that despite the thousands of volumes written on Jerusalem, the city remained largely unrepresented and its people were largely absent from most accounts.

About Author

Issam Nassar is Assistant Professor of History at Illinois State University.

Contents

Foreword; Preface; I. Jerusalem of the Heavens; II. Writing and Travel; III. Protestant Jerusalem; IV. Jerusalem in English Travel Narratives; V. The Photographic Jerusalem; Notes; Sources.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773456693
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780773456693
  • ISBN10: 0773456694

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