Whose Land? Land Tenure in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Palestine

@article{Kamel2014WhoseLL,
  title={Whose Land? Land Tenure in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Palestine},
  author={Lorenzo Kamel},
  journal={British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={41},
  pages={230 - 242}
}
  • Lorenzo Kamel
  • Published 3 April 2014
  • History
  • British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies
The present article aims to uncover the different meanings attached to land ownership in Palestine during the late Ottoman and British Mandate eras and to show how a ‘modern’ understanding of ownership was imposed on the local population, particularly the fellahin (peasants), without a consideration of their needs and traditions. Many widespread claims are challenged, first and foremost the one according to which, at the time of the partition of Palestine (1947), ‘over 70 percent’ of it did not… 
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