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The Resource Jerusalem unbound : geography, history, and the future of the holy city, Michael Dumper

Jerusalem unbound : geography, history, and the future of the holy city, Michael Dumper

Label
Jerusalem unbound : geography, history, and the future of the holy city
Title
Jerusalem unbound
Title remainder
geography, history, and the future of the holy city
Statement of responsibility
Michael Dumper
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Jerusalem's formal political borders reveal neither the dynamics of power in the city nor the underlying factors that make an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians so difficult. The lines delineating Israeli authority are frequently different from those delineating segregated housing or areas of uneven service provision or parallel national electoral districts of competing educational jurisdictions. In particular, the city's large number of holy sites and restricted religious compounds create enclaves that continually threaten to undermine the Israeli state's authority and control over the city. This lack of congruity between political control and the actual spatial organization and everyday use of the city leaves many areas of occupied East Jerusalem in a kind of twilight zone where citizenship, property rights, and the enforcement of the rule of law are ambiguously applied. Michael Dumper plots a history of Jerusalem that examines this intersecting and multileveled matrix and, in so doing, is able to portray the constraints on Israeli control over the city and the resilience of Palestinian enclaves after forty-five years of Israeli occupation. Adding to this complex mix is the role of numerous external influences -- religious, political, financial, and cultural -- so that the city is also a crucible for broader contestation. While the Palestinians may not return to their previous preeminence in the city, neither will Israel be able to assert a total and irreversible dominance. His conclusion is that the city will not only have to be shared but that the sharing will be based upon these many borders and the interplay between history, geography, and religion
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dumper, Michael
Dewey number
956.94/42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS109.15
LC item number
.D86 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jerusalem
  • Jerusalem
  • Jerusalem
  • Jerusalem
  • Israeli West Bank Barrier
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes
Label
Jerusalem unbound : geography, history, and the future of the holy city, Michael Dumper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The hard borders of the city -- The "softer" borders of the city -- The scattered borders of holiness -- The international community and the limits of sovereignty -- Jerusalem in the twenty-first century: what prospect of peace?
Control code
ocn864752926
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 339 pages
Isbn
9780231161961
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013039550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)864752926
Label
Jerusalem unbound : geography, history, and the future of the holy city, Michael Dumper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The hard borders of the city -- The "softer" borders of the city -- The scattered borders of holiness -- The international community and the limits of sovereignty -- Jerusalem in the twenty-first century: what prospect of peace?
Control code
ocn864752926
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 339 pages
Isbn
9780231161961
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013039550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)864752926

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