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Acre The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian City, 1730-1831

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ISBN-10: 0231123272

ISBN-13: 9780231123273

Edition: 2002

Authors: Thomas Philipp

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In the 18th century, Acre witnessed a dramatic rise from a fishing village to a fortified city. This text sheds light on a region and power centre many see as the start of modern Palestinian history.
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 3/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Thomas Philipp, professor of politics and modern history of the Middle East at Erlangen University in Germany, has taught at Harvard, Dartmouth, and Shiraz universities.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Southwest Syria in the Eighteenth Century: Highways, Sea Lanes, and Populations
The Politics of Acre
Trade: Local Rulers and the World Economy
Government: The Military and Administration
Society and Its Structure in Acre
Concluding Observations
The Population of Acre
Trade: Tables and Figures
Administrative Positions and Their Occupants
Maps
Notes
Translations
Bibliography
Index