Palestine

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Go on a pilgrimage to the sites of Christ's birth and burial, stroll through Nablus' bustling souk and follow with a relaxing soak and smoke in the city's traditional hammams, or visit cosmopolitan Ramallah and its international arts centre. Bradt's Palestine is for independent travelers who want to see beyond the conflict-focused reporting of the area and ethnic and religious stereotypes. The only mainstream guide dedicated solely to Palestine, it offers unparalleled detail on Palestinian culture, cuisine, ...

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Overview

Go on a pilgrimage to the sites of Christ's birth and burial, stroll through Nablus' bustling souk and follow with a relaxing soak and smoke in the city's traditional hammams, or visit cosmopolitan Ramallah and its international arts centre. Bradt's Palestine is for independent travelers who want to see beyond the conflict-focused reporting of the area and ethnic and religious stereotypes. The only mainstream guide dedicated solely to Palestine, it offers unparalleled detail on Palestinian culture, cuisine, wildlife, environment, history, and politics. The 'Palestinian Territories' of the West Bank and Gaza are featured along with the culturally Palestinian (Israeli Arab) enclaves found within Israel.

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841623672
  • Publisher: Bradt Publications UK
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,383,396
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Irving first visited Palestine in 1996 and has been traveling back to the West Bank ever since. She works as a human rights observer, tour guide and independent writer.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATION

Chapter 1: Background information

Chapter 2: Practical information

PART TWO: THE GUIDE

Chapter 3: Jerusalem: the Old City and East Jerusalem

Chapter 4: Ramallah and the Western West Bank

Chapter 5: Nablus and the Northern West Bank (Sebastiya, Tubas and Jenin)

Chapter 6: To Jericho and the Jordan Valley: Bethany and the Wadi Qelt

Chapter 7: Bethlehem, Beit Sahour and Beit Jala

Chapter 8: Hebron and the Southern West Bank

Chapter 9: Gaza

Chapter 10: Palestinian destinations in Israel: Jaffa, Akka, Haifa, Nazareth & the Galilee, the Bedouin of the Naqab

Appendix 1: Language

Appendix 2: Further Reading

Index

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