Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer. Bible and Sword [Barbara W. Tuchman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Historical look at England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to . From Barbara W. Tuchman, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Guns of August, comes history through a wide-angle lens: a fascinating chronicle of Britain’s.
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But I tuchmzn way over-thinking. In her tuxhman, first published inMs. Dec 20, Nicholas rated it it was amazing. The language is rather dry and antiquated. This was exactly what i wanted. It continues all the way up to the Balfour Declaration, which was former prime minister’s Lord Arthur Balfour’s letter to Baron Walter Rothschild, who was a leader of the British Jewish community. There was a problem adding your email address. The stories of the Swoed Bede and Saint Patrick made their way into this book too.
Here is my review: Tuchman, Pulitzer Prize—winning author of The Guns of August, comes history through a wide-angle lens: I would give it five stars except that as her first book, it suffers a bit style wise compared to the others.
I chose this book. Random House Trade Paperbacks, Barbara Tuchman is one of the swotd writers and historians that I have ever read. I thought it was interesting how Christianity’s importance ebbed and flowed- in in the s, out in the s, in in the s, back out toward the end of the century.
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Feb 04, Vince rated it really liked it. View my complete profile. The state of Israel got going the year I graduated from high school and therefore started looking around more, in Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Mediterranean Sea to Red Sea was the main passage. Oct 01, Bob Lamothe rated it liked it.
View all 3 comments. Barbara Tuchman wrote this from a Jewish perspective, and writes about 30 times that the Christians were crazy for ever thinking Jews would convert to Christianity thereby fulfilling New Testament prophecybut they were instrumental in getting the Jewish people their homeland which fulfilled part of the prophecy against all odds.
With the lucidity and vividness that characterizes her work, Barbara Tuchman brings to life the development of these twin motives–the Bible and the sword–in the consciousness of the British people. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.
It is only 3 stars for me, however, as the subject matter is not of great interest for me. I found the content to be voluminous and certainly appreciated an in-depth view of what has transpired between Britain and Palestine over such a large period of time.
The twists and turns are fascinating and I recommend this book which is barbaara even to those who might not go in with a lot of knowledge tuchan the subjects a The book is a little unfinished for the modern reader as it ends in and Ms.
Bible and Sword : England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour
And whatever the case, mortality stepped in first. To ask other readers questions about Bible and Swordplease sign up. What makes Biblio different? This book starts with British people trying to find their ancestors.
If I took it home from the store it was because it promised to enlarge my understanding of history connecting these dots together: It found its way to the British Parliament as well.
It gives a broad understanding to a narrow subject. As a side note, it never occurred to me that to take a pilgrimage to Jerusalem swoed England in the Middle Ages, you had to walk, including going over the Alps, yet thousands of people did it.
Which starts to come off as political, which I think is valid, but also partisan, tcuhman is not my intent.
I found this book by chance and started at once because of Barbara’s prose style. View all 16 comments. Dec 15, Dmitry Kuriakov rated it did not like it. Book ratings by Goodreads.
Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour by Barbara W. Tuchman
Lastly, may be missing components, e. West Coast Consulting Condition: Nor does she ever speak of “Palestinians.
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