The Promised Land / by Raoul Blanchard and M. Du Buit ; translated from the French by Robert Hunt.

; Du Buit, F. M. (Franc╠žois Michel), 1915-
[1st ed.].. New York : Hawthorn Books, 1966.

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Standard Title Terre de la promesse. English
Other Authors Du Buit, F. M. 1915-
Subjects Middle East -- Palestine.
Palestine -- Description and travel.
Travel.
Series Twentieth century encyclopedia of Catholicism ; v. 61.
Description 142, [1] pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1966.
Notes Translation of La Terre de la promesse.
Includes bibliographical references (page 143).
Contents I. General Geography : 1. Physical features : Relief ; Climate -- 2. The plains -- 3. The central highlands : The Negev ; Judaea ; Jerusalem ; Samaria ; Carmel ; Galilee -- 4. The Jordan Rift : Houleh and Tiberias ; The Ghor ; The Dead Sea ; The Araba -- 5. Transjordan -- 6. Conclusion.
II. Topography and animal life : 7. Regional landscape features : Landscape features of Palestine : Desert climate ; Humid climates. Rainfall and climate : Distribution of temperatures ; Local distribution of rainfall ; Climatic zones. Meteorological conditions : Summer situation ; Intermediate situation: the "khamsin" ; The first heavy rain at the end of autumn ; Winter 1 ; Winter 2 ; Winter 3 -- 8. Vegetation and wildlife : Vegetation ; Wildlife : Mammals ; Birds ; Reptiles and amphibians ; Fish ; Insects ; Other articulata -- 9. Agriculture : Cereals ; Pulses ; Industrial crops ; Vegetables ; Trees ; Steppe -- 10. Livestock : Cattle ; Sheep ; Goats ; The donkey ; Horses ; The Arabian, or single humped camel ; Pigs ; Poultry.
III. A holy land : 11. A holy land : A witness to sacred history ; A good land ; The clash of civilizations ; The desert: the training ground of the prophets -- 12. Suggestions for a pilgrimage.
Geographic Area Israel
Network Numbers (OCoLC)331803
(OCoLC)ocm00331803
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Blanchard, Raoul, 1877-1965.
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