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Across the Jordan
Being an Exploration and Survey of Part of Hauran and Jaulan

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G. Schumacher, Laurence Oliphant, Guy le Strange
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  • Date Published: August 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108017558

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  • Gottlieb Schumacher (1857–1925) was an American-born German civil engineer, architect and archaeologist who was influential in the early archaeological explorations of Palestine. His parents were members of the Temple Association, a Protestant group who emigrated to Haifa in 1869. After studying engineering in Stuttgart between 1876 and 1881, Schumacher returned to Haifa and assumed a leading role in surveying and construction in the region. First published in 1886 for the Palestine Exploration Fund, this volume contains the results of the first survey of the Haurân region conducted by Schumacher in preparation for the construction of the Damascus–Haifa railway. Considered one of Schumacher's most important surveys, it describes the archaeological remains, geology and contemporary villages of this region in great detail. Accounts of this area by the British traveller Laurence Oliphant (1829–1888) and the scholar Guy Le Strange (1854–1933) are also included in this volume.

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    • Date Published: August 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108017558
    • length: 390 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • contains: 157 b/w illus. 6 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part 1. An Exploration and Survey of Part of Jaulan and Hauran:
    1. General physical characteristics
    2. Eastern Jaulan
    3. Western Hauran G. Schumacher
    Part 2. A Trip to the North-East of Lake Tiberias, in Jaulan Laurence Oliphant
    Part 3. A Ride Through 'Aljûn and the Belka During the Autumn of 1884 Guy le Strange.

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    Gottlieb Schumacher

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    G. Schumacher, Laurence Oliphant, Guy le Strange

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