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A history of Palestine : from the Ottoman conquest to the founding of the state of Israel / Gudrun Krämer ; translated by Graham Harman and Gudrun Krämer.

Author/Creator:
Krämer, Gudrun.
Standardized Title:
Geschichte Palästinas. English
Publication:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 357 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Palestine -- History -- 1799-1917.
Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948.
Contents:
Names and borders
The holiness of the "Holy Land"
Contrasts : Palestine, 1750-1840
The age of reform, 1840-1914
Evolving nationalisms : Zionism and Arabism, 1880-1914
"A land without a people for a people without a land"? : Population, settlement, and cultivation, 1800-1914
World War I and the British mandate
Double standard, or dual obligation
"Two peoples in one land"
The Mufti and the Wailing Wall
From unrest to uprising
The Arab uprising, 1936-39
Triumph and catastrophe : from World War II to the state of Israel.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-341) and index.
Translated from the German.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
Contributor:
Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780691118970 (cloth : alk. paper)
0691118973 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
141484787
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