Jordan, Israel, and Palestine: Early 20th Century to Present
(3,664 words)

The post-Second World War states of Jordan, Israel, and the emergent Palestine are products of colonial history, although in different ways.1 After the First World War Britain obtained a mandate (a form of quasi-colonial authority) over the former parts of the Ottoman Empire that …

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Moors, Annelies, “Jordan, Israel, and Palestine: Early 20th Century to Present”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0030>
First published online: 2009



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