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Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

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ISBN-10: 0520291263

ISBN-13: 9780520291263

Edition: 2017

Authors: Salim Tamari

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This rich history of Palestine in the last decade of the Ottoman Empire reveals the nation emerging as a cultural entity--a vibrant intellectual, political, and social exchange of ideas and initiatives. Through a phenomenal ethnography, rare autobiographies, and unpublished maps and photos, The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine discerns a particular bourgeois Palestinian public sphere, self-consciously modern and inexorably secular. New urban sensibilities, schools, monuments, public parks, railways, and roads catalyzed by the Great War and described in detail in this book show a world that challenges the politically driven denial of the existence of Palestine as an affective…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 8/15/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Salim Tamariis Professor of Sociology at Birzeit University, Palestine, the Director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies, and the author ofMountain Against the Sea(UC Press).