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S E L E C T E D BOOK S ON I S RAE L *
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y
S y l v i a L a n d r e s s
ARCHAEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY
A
l b r ig h t
, W
il l iam
F
o x w e l l
.
Archaeology of Palestine. Baltimore, Penguin
Books, 1960. 271 p. $1.45.
A
r c h a e o l o g ic a l
I
n s t i t u t e
o f
A
m e r ic a
.
Archaeological discoveries in the
Holy Land. New York, Crowell, 1967. 220 p. $12.50.
Record of findings reviewed by working archaeologists and researchers.
L
a n d a y
, J
e rr y
M. Silent cities, sacred stones; archaeological discovery in
Israel. New York, McCall Books, 1971. 272 p. $12.95.
Well-told review.
O
r n i
, E
p h r a im
and
E
f r a t
, E
l i s h a
.
Geography of Israel. 3rd rev. ed. Jeru­
salem, Israel Universities Press, 1971. 551 p.
Intensive study of the landscape, geological past, climate, population,
history and economic resources including the administered areas.
Y
a d in
, Y
ig a e l
.
Masada: Herod’s fortress and the Zealot’s last stand. Trans,
from the Hebrew by Moshe Pearlman. New York, Random House, 1966.
272 p. $15.00.
Distinguished archaeologist describes the history of Masada and the
archaeological discoveries.
HISTORY
A
l r o y
, G
il
C., ed. Attitudes toward Jewish statehood in the Arab world.
New York, American Academic Association for Peace in the Middle
East, 1971. 187 p. Paperbound. $2.95.
B
e g in
, M
e n a c h e m
.
Revolt. Los Angeles, Nash Publishing, 1972. 386 p.
$7.95.
Story of the Jewish underground in Palestine by former leader of the
Irgun. Reprint of 1951 work.
B
e n
- G
u r io n
, D
a v id
.
Israel: a personal history. New York, Funk and Wag-
nalls, 1971. 862 p. $20.00.
Former Prime Minister, one of the architects of the State of Israel,
narrates its history from the time of Abraham to the present.
C
o h e n
, A
h a r o n
.
Israel and the Arab world. Trans, from the Hebrew by
Aubrey Hodes, Naomi Handelman and Miriam Shimeoni. New York,
Funk and Wagnalls, 1970. 576 p. $15.00.
Comprehensive documented study of the relationship of Jews and
Arabs from the Biblical period to the present.
* Books listed are in print as of May 1, 1972.
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