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From Empire to Empire: Jerusalem Between Ottoman and British Rule

@inproceedings{Jacobson2011FromET,
  title={From Empire to Empire: Jerusalem Between Ottoman and British Rule},
  author={A. Jacobson},
  year={2011}
}
The history of Jerusalem as traditionally depicted is the quintessential history of conflict and strife, of ethnic tension, and of incompatible national narratives and visions. It is also a history of dramatic changes and moments, one of the most radical ones being the replacement of the Ottoman regime with British rule in December 1917. From Empire to Empire challenges these two major dichotomies, ethnic and temporal, which shaped the history of Jerusalem and its inhabitants. It links the… Expand
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