"A must-read for both researchers and the general reading public." This Week In Palestine 20111229 "A major contribution to the field of social and cultural history of twentieth-century Palestine." Arab Studies Journal 20120716 "Impressively thoughtful, layered, and well-documented... A precise and well-done history." -- Farid M. Al-Salim Middle East Journal 20120507 "The value and significance of the volume ... is without question... The writing is compelling and engaging... [An] artful, smooth translation." -- Rochelle Davis, Georgetown University Jrnl Of Palestine Studies 20130325 "An unparalleled window into everyday life in [Jerusalem during the First World War]." -- William Armstrong Hurriyet Daily News 20130901
About the Author
Salim Tamari is Professor of Sociology at Birzeit University, Palestine, the Director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies, and the author of Mountain Against the Sea (UC Press).