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Overlapping Diasporas

Alex Lubin

in Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro-Arab Political Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612881
eISBN:
9781469615318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612881.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the formation of an African American diasporic imagination that was deeply influenced by Jewish diasporic politics and European Jewish Zionism. Beginning in the 1860s, African ... More


Urban development and the ‘garden city’: examples from late Ottoman-era Palestine and the late British Mandate

Yossi Katz and Liora Bigon

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The aim of this chapter is to trace the reception of Howard's widely disseminated ideas in early twentieth century Palestine and their influence on Ottoman era urban development (up to 1917), ... More


Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Liora Bigon and Yossi Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The present collection is intended as a study of European planning ideas in the form of garden city concepts and practices in their broadest sense, and the ways these were transmitted, diffused and ... More


Sailing to Jerusalem: From the Early American Romance with the Holy Land to Palestine Mania (1817–1917)

Shalom Goldman

in Starstruck in the Promised Land: How the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652412
eISBN:
9781469652436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652412.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details the earliest stages of the American obsession with Palestine. It provides capsule narratives of visits to Ottoman Palestine by Herman Melville and Mark Twain, and early settler ... More


Garden cities and suburbs in Palestine: the case of Tel Aviv

Miki Zaidman and Ruth Kark

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Zionist historiography, this chapter argues, has often referred to Ahuzat Bayit (the Jaffa neighbourhood from which Tel Aviv developed) as a unique phenomenon. Placing these ‘unique phenomenon’ ... More


The Southern Levant and the Ancient Near Eastern Canon

Rachel Hallote

in Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190673161
eISBN:
9780190673192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673161.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

When the artistic canon of the Southern Levant coalesced in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, scholars thought of the region, then Ottoman Palestine, as the locus of the Bible. The ... More


Zionism, Israel, and the Middle East

Ewa Morawska

in Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793495
eISBN:
9780190254667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793495.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter includes a selection of book reviews on the topics of Zionism, Israel, and the Middle East. The first book reviewed provides a critical analysis of contemporary Israeli and Jewish ... More


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