Law and the historical geography of the Galilee: Israel's litigatory advantages during the special operation of land settlement

@article{Forman2006LawAT,
  title={Law and the historical geography of the Galilee: Israel's litigatory advantages during the special operation of land settlement},
  author={G. Forman},
  journal={Journal of Historical Geography},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={796-817}
}
  • G. Forman
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • Journal of Historical Geography
  • Abstract This article contributes to a re-evaluation of the role of law in historical geography. It focuses on Israeli officials' application of the complex legal process of ‘settlement of title’ to land in the all-Arab central Galilee during the 1950s and 1960s, which was aimed at transforming Jewish–Arab socio-spatial power relations in the region. Expanding Israeli conceptions of state land and the government's focus on contesting land claims of Arab citizens transformed the process into an… CONTINUE READING
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