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By Lorenzo Kamel

The Palestine Exploration Fund, tested in 1865, is the oldest association created particularly for the examine of the Levant. It helped to spur evangelical tourism to the sector within the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries which in flip generated a major array of literature which offered Palestine as a ‘Holy Land’, during which the Arab inhabitants and the Jewish minority have been usually portrayed as an easy appendix to famous Biblical situations. within the first ebook excited about smooth and modern Palestine to supply a top-down and a bottom-up viewpoint at the means of simplification of the quarter and its population less than British effect, Lorenzo Kamel bargains a entire outlook that spans numerous cultural and social limitations, together with neighborhood identities, land tenure, toponymy, non secular fees, associations and borders. by way of looking at the method in which a sector of alternative races, cultures and societies has traditionally been simplified, the writer explores how perceptions of Palestine were affected today.

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