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The Changing Land: Between the Jordan and the Sea Aerial Photographs from 1917 to the Present by Benjamin Z. Kedar

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Published by Wayne State University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Historical Geography,
  • Israel - History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East - Israel,
  • Holocaust

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9326275M
ISBN 100814329152
ISBN 109780814329153

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The Changing Land: Between the Jordan and the Sea: Aerial Photographs from to the Present: Author: Benjamin Z. Kedar: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Wayne State University Press, ISBN. Originally published in Hebrew in , The Changing Land presents a unique aerial view of the changes in Israel's topography from the second decade of the twentieth century to the present. Aerial photographs taken during World War I of Israel by German, British, and Australian aviators, showed the topography of a land fought over for many centuries.5/5(2). The changing land between the Jordan and the sea: aerial photographs from to the present. [B Z Ḳedar] -- "This book presents a unique comparative view of the country between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea from the second decade of the twentieth century to the present, a stormy period in its. A unique comparative view of the land between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea from the second to the final decades of the twentieth century. About seventy aerial photographs taken by German, British and Australian aviators during WWI from the book's : Benjamin Z. Kedar.

While the book juxtaposes aerial photographs from two points in time, the extended and updated English version, The Changing Land between the Jordan and the Sea, published in , allows to compare aerial photographs of the same area taken at four points in time: –18, around , around and in the s.   Between The Land and the Sea is so much more than a sweet little fairy tale! This is an enchanting story of mermaids with a unique perspective of their lives. Between the Land and the Sea is about an eccentric young girl who gets sent to live with her Aunt Abby and her cousin Cruz while her dad is away on business for the year/5().   Palestine, by Joe Sacco, is one of the best reads for a novice attempting to understand the situation in the land between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean - . David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions, , The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright is the recipient of numerous .

  The roots of the conflict in modern times can be traced back to the Jewish immigrations (aliyah) into historical Palestine, the land between the Jordan River in the east and the Mediterranean Sea. Rahab and the Spies. 2 Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. “Go, look over the land,” he said, “especially Jericho() ” So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there2 The king of Jericho was told, “Look, some of the Israelites have come here tonight to spy out the land.” 3 So the king of Jericho sent this message to Rahab. God made the earth in His economy, and He purposely created a strip of land between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea. God promised this land to Abraham and his descendants. Eventually, this land became the land of Christ, the land of Immanuel (Isa. ). In Book of Genesis f., Book of Joshua f., Book of Deuteronomy f., 27, 44, we find them located in the southern mountain country, while verses such as Book of Numbers , Book of Joshua , , 12, of two great Amorite kings residing at Heshbon and Ashteroth, east of the Jordan.