Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

@inproceedings{Norris2013LandOP,
  title={Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948},
  author={J. Norris},
  year={2013}
}
Histories of Palestine in the pre-1948 period usually assume the emergent Arab-Zionist conflict to be the central axis around which all change revolves. In Land of Progress Jacob Norris suggests an alternative historical vocabulary is needed to broaden our understanding of the region's recent past. In particular, for the architects of empire and their agents on the ground, Palestine was conceived primarily within a developmental discourse that pervaded colonial practice from the turn of the… Expand
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