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The Druzes in the Jewish state : a brief history

Author: Kais Firro
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1999.
Series: Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia, v. 64.
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Following the war of 1948 Palestine's Druzes became part of the state of Israel. Overwhelmingly rural, they sought to safeguard their community's age-old ethnic independence by holding on to their traditional ethno-religious particularism. Ethnicity and ethnic issues, however, were ready tools for the Zionists in the pursuit of their policy aims vis-a-vis the state's Arab population. Central among these was the
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Genre/Form: History
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Firro, Kais.
Druzes in the Jewish state.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1999
(OCoLC)606325294
Online version:
Firro, Kais.
Druzes in the Jewish state.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1999
(OCoLC)609217108
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kais Firro
ISBN: 9004112510 9789004112513
OCLC Number: 39849385
Description: viii, 266 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Whence the Druzes? --
Ch. 2. Particularism Revisited --
Ch. 3. Toward Symbiosis: Traditional Elites and Official Policy --
Ch. 4. Plowshares into Swords --
Ch. 5. "Integration": Promises and Protests --
Ch. 6. By Way of Conclusion.
Series Title: Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia, v. 64.
Responsibility: by Kais M. Firro.

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Unlike their coreligionists in Lebanon and Syria, the Druzes in Israel are facing severe questions of identity. Weaving together a wealth of social, economic and political aspects, the author shows  Read more...

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