The Divided Economy of Mandatory Palestine

The Divided Economy of Mandatory Palestine

by Jacob Metzer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521894387

ISBN-13: 9780521894388

Pub. Date: 05/16/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Adopting a systematic, yet nontechnical approach, Jacob Metzer's book is the first to analyze the divided economy of Mandatory Palestine. While the existing literature has typically focused on the Jewish economy, this book explores the socio-economic attributes of both the Arab and Jewish communities within the complex political economy of the period. The book

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Adopting a systematic, yet nontechnical approach, Jacob Metzer's book is the first to analyze the divided economy of Mandatory Palestine. While the existing literature has typically focused on the Jewish economy, this book explores the socio-economic attributes of both the Arab and Jewish communities within the complex political economy of the period. The book promises to make a significant contribution to the economic history of the modern Middle East. It will appeal to economic historians, development economists and to scholars in the related fields of social and political history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521894388
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/16/2002
Series:
Cambridge Middle East Studies Series, #11
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Palestine's economic structure and performance: introduction and overview; 2. The peoples of Palestine: a comparative account; 3. Patterns and characteristics of Palestine's (Jewish) immigration; 4. Production resources in a divided economy: land, capital and labor; 5. Production and trade; 6. Public sectors in Palestine's economic life; 7. Postscript: some observations on economic co-existence in adversity.

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