Bible and Sword: How the British Came to Palestine
Macmillan, 1982 - 412 pages
In Bible and Sword Barbara Tuchman provides a stirring account of the religious, cultural and political motives which led to the British conquest of the Holy Land in 1917 and to the Balfour Declaration.
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