Land of progress : Palestine in the age of colonial development, 1905-1948 (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Land of progress : Palestine in the age of colonial development, 1905-1948

Author: Jacob Norris
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Palestine in the early twentieth century that takes a step back from the intricacies of the Arab-Zionist conflict focusing instead on the country's position within the broader history of empire and anti-colonial resistance.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Norris
ISBN: 9780191750786 0191750786 9780199669363 0199669368
OCLC Number: 874723504
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Ottoman colonial development: Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean ; 2. Agents of development: Jews, Arabs, and the middlemen of empire ; 3. The 'city of the future': Haifa, capital of British Palestine ; 4. Palestine's 'undeveloped estate': the exploitation of the Dead Sea ; 5. Toxic waters: contesting British development at Haifa and the Dead Sea ; Conclusions: the legacies of development ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Jacob Norris.

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A study of Palestine in the early twentieth century that takes a step back from the intricacies of the Arab-Zionist conflict, focusing instead on the country's position within the broader history of  Read more...

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a must-read book that may or may not convince the reader but will certainly instigate a healthy debate. * Roberto Mazza, Middle Eastern Studies * Jacob Norris should be congratulated for having Read more...

 
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