Urban Growth of a City Under Siege: Tulkarm, Palestine Over the Past Century

@article{Thawaba2009UrbanGO,
  title={Urban Growth of a City Under Siege: Tulkarm, Palestine Over the Past Century},
  author={Salem Thawaba},
  journal={Journal of Planning History},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={27 - 46}
}
  • S. Thawaba
  • Published 1 February 2009
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Planning History
Tulkarm city experienced planning and regulation of its development under five different regimes during the past century. These regimes left their footprints on the city's physical structure, affected its growth pattern, and affected its quality of life. Ottoman rule, the British Mandate, Jordanian rule, Israeli Occupation and the Palestinian National Authority each ruled the area and contributed to the recent shape and physical spatial structure of Tulkarm City. This study highlights the major… 

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