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A history of Palestine : from the Ottoman conquest to the founding of the state of Israel

Author: Gudrun Krämer
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton Univ Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting with the prebiblical and biblical roots of Palestine, this book examines the meanings ascribed to the land in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions. Focusing on the interactions of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gudrun Krämer
ISBN: 0691150079 9780691118970 0691118973 9780691150079
OCLC Number: 789662204
Notes: Originaltitel: Geschichte Palästinas
List of Illustrations vii List of Tables ix Preface xi Abbreviations xiii CHAPTER ONE: Names and Borders 1 CHAPTER TWO: The Holiness of the "Holy Land" 18 CHAPTER THREE: Contrasts: Palestine, 1750-1840 37 CHAPTER FOUR: The Age of Reform, 1840-1914 71 CHAPTER FIVE: Evolving Nationalisms: Zionism and Arabism, 1880-1914 101 CHAPTER SIX: "A Land without a People for a People without a Land"? Population, Settlement, and Cultivation, 1800-1914 128 CHAPTER SEVEN: World War I and the British Mandate 139 CHAPTER EIGHT: Double Standard, or Dual Obligation 164 CHAPTER NINE: "Two Peoples in One Land" 188 CHAPTER TEN: The Mufti and the Wailing Wall 216 CHAPTER ELEVEN: From Unrest to Uprising 238 CHAPTER TWELVE: The Arab Uprising, 1936-39 264 CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Triumph and Catastrophe: From World War II to the State of Israel 296 Bibliography 325 Index 343
Description: xii, 357 s. : illustrations
Contents: List of Illustrations vii List of Tables ix Preface xi Abbreviations xiii CHAPTER ONE: Names and Borders 1 CHAPTER TWO: The Holiness of the "Holy Land" 18 CHAPTER THREE: Contrasts: Palestine, 1750-1840 37 CHAPTER FOUR: The Age of Reform, 1840-1914 71 CHAPTER FIVE: Evolving Nationalisms: Zionism and Arabism, 1880-1914 101 CHAPTER SIX: "A Land without a People for a People without a Land"? Population, Settlement, and Cultivation, 1800-1914 128 CHAPTER SEVEN: World War I and the British Mandate 139 CHAPTER EIGHT: Double Standard, or Dual Obligation 164 CHAPTER NINE: "Two Peoples in One Land" 188 CHAPTER TEN: The Mufti and the Wailing Wall 216 CHAPTER ELEVEN: From Unrest to Uprising 238 CHAPTER TWELVE: The Arab Uprising, 1936-39 264 CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Triumph and Catastrophe: From World War II to the State of Israel 296 Bibliography 325 Index 343
Responsibility: Gudrun Krämer ; transl. by Graham Harman and Gudrun Krämer

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Gudrun Kramer, Winner of the 2010 Gerda Henkel Prize, Gerda Henkel Foundation "The 400 years before the founding of the Jewish state is a historiographical minefield, but Kramer, a professor of Read more...

 
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