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Selling Jerusalem: Relics, Replicas, Theme Parks

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Jerusalem currently stands at the center of a violent controversy that threatens the stability of both the Middle East and the world. This volatility, observes Annabel JaneWharton, is only the most recent manifestation of a centuries-old obsession with the control of the Holy City military occupation and pilgrimage being two familiar forms of ownership. Wharton makes the innovative argument here that the West has also sought to possess Jerusalem by acquiring its representations. From relics of the True Cross and Templar ...

Selling Jerusalem: Relics, Replicas, Theme Parks 2006, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226894225

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Selling Jerusalem: Relics, Replicas, Theme Parks 2006, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226894218

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