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It gives a broad understanding to a narrow subject.
This is the first book published by Barbara Tuchman and it is as good as her later works such as the acclaimed "The Guns of August" bestseller.
Barbara Tuchman's works can always be counted on for an in-depth treatment of subjects for the serious reader of historical subjects.
Being a Tuchman devotee, this book was the usual delight. The information was fascinating and the only flaw was the - probably necessary - jumping back and forth in time. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Kirk
For all those who take an interest. For those who wonder. This is a source of information.
Simply read it.
Though out of print, this book remains one of the best for understanding the roots of the Israeli/Arab conflict. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ron B.
Fascinating history of England's relationship to the 'holy land' through out it's history and lore which ultimately brings to fruition the modern state of Israel.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
An excellent history of the Middle East and Western involvement. if the present problems in this area interest you this will answer most questions you may have as to how and why we... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ray Walker
Who hasn't wondered how the fate of this ancient country has come to bear on nearly every major political decision of this and previous generations. Read morePublished 6 months ago by ed abbey west
Tuchman cannot write a bad book. All her books are a delight and an education to read, and then re-read. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Anilao diver