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Green crescent over Nazareth : the displacement of Christians by Muslims in the Holy Land

Author: Raphael Israeli
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, ©2002.
Series: Cass series--Israeli history, politics, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Green Crescent over Nazareth is the story of the cultural and political struggle between Christians and Muslims, and of the rapid Islamization of Nazareth - the birthplace of Christianity - ironically, under the rule of the Jewish State of Israel. Until the creation of Israel in 1948, Christians formed the majority in the township of Nazareth. However, as Muslim refugees fled adjoining villages for the safety of
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Israeli
ISBN: 071465258X 9780714652580 0714682365 9780714682365
OCLC Number: 48418110
Notes: Series statement from jacket.
Description: xiv, 194 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Nazareth in History --
Modern Nazareth --
Nazareth in Israel --
The Politics of Nazareth --
The Rise of the Islamic Movement --
Nazareth 2000 --
The Shihab-a-Din Controversy --
A City Paralyzed --
The Commission of Inquiry --
The Legal Battle --
Intra-Arab Politics.
Series Title: Cass series--Israeli history, politics, and society.
Responsibility: Raphael Israeli.
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