The Resource Land of progress : Palestine in the age of colonial development, 1905-1948, Jacob Norris

Land of progress : Palestine in the age of colonial development, 1905-1948, Jacob Norris

Label
Land of progress : Palestine in the age of colonial development, 1905-1948
Title
Land of progress
Title remainder
Palestine in the age of colonial development, 1905-1948
Statement of responsibility
Jacob Norris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
956.9404
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS126
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Land of progress : Palestine in the age of colonial development, 1905-1948, Jacob Norris
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Table of Contents""; ""List of Illustrations and Tables""; ""List of Abbreviations and Currencies""; ""Note on Transliteration and Translation""; ""Introduction""; ""Starting points""; ""The first age of colonial development""; ""Towards a multi-centred view of development""; ""1. Ottoman Colonial Development: Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean""; ""Colonial time frames""; ""i. Extract and export: the growth of port cities in Ottoman Syria""; ""ii. Palestine in the era of Ottoman development: merchants and intellectuals""
  • ""5. Toxic Waters: Contesting British Development at Haifa and the Dead Sea""""i. Haifa and the Arab struggle against British colonial development""; ""ii. Contesting British development at the Dead Sea""; ""iii. Poison in the water: 1948 and the end of British colonial development""; ""Conclusion: The Legacies of Development""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
  • ""I. Haifa as a new exit point for raw materials""""ii. All routes lead to Haifa: railways and air travel""; ""iii. Britainâ€?s agents of development in Haifa: Zionist industry and Jewish workers""; ""iv. Doing business on Kingsway""; ""4. Palestineâ€?s â€?Undeveloped Estateâ€?: The Exploitation of the Dead Sea""; ""A cursed but precious lake""; ""i. Dead Sea exploration and the compilation of a canon of expertise""; ""ii. â€?Whoever holds the Dead Sea holds the key to the Middle Eastâ€?""; ""iii. Bringing the dead to life in the age of colonial development""
  • ""Iii. The emergence of Haifa as an Ottoman port city""""iv. The road to the Dead Sea: mineral prospecting in the late Ottoman era""; ""2. Agents of Development: Jews, Arabs, and the Middlemen of Empire""; ""Wartime transformations""; ""i. Colonial development and empire migration after the First World War""; ""ii. Jewish â€?utilityâ€? in the wider colonial world""; ""iii. Images of Jews in the British colonial imagination""; ""iv. Middle men in the â€?Middle Seaâ€?""; ""3. The â€?City of the Futureâ€?: Haifa, Capital of British Palestine""; ""The gateway to a British Middle East""
Control code
ocn837244659
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191648113
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b30008414
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)837244659
  • oso0191648116

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