To See A Promised Land: Americans and the Holy Land in the Nineteenth Century

@inproceedings{Vogel1993ToSA,
  title={To See A Promised Land: Americans and the Holy Land in the Nineteenth Century},
  author={Lester I. Vogel},
  year={1993}
}
To See A Promised Land explores the fascination that Americans historically have had with the land of the Bible. By focusing on the period before World War I, Lester Vogel uncovers the various ways in which Americans (primarily Protestants) typically thought about and knew the Holy Land prior to the land's politicization and embroilment in the conflict between Arab and Jewish national interests. During this period, there were literally hundreds of popular books, pamphlets, and articles about… Expand
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