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Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Noah Haiduc-Dale


Christians in British Mandate Palestine (1917-1948) comprised a significant minority of the Arab population, but it is commonly assumed that they were junior partners in the Palestinian nationalist movement, or perhaps even wary of the movement altogether. The period was tense, and Arab Christians did struggle to define their community in the face of Zionist immigration, British colonial policies, and the rise of both regional pan-Islamic ideologies and Palestinian nationalism. This book focuses on the relationship between Arab Christians and the nationalist movement as the British Mandate unf ... More

Keywords: Palestine, Arab Christian, Communalism, Sectarianism, British Mandate, Islam, Interreligious relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748676033
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676033.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Noah Haiduc-Dale, author
Waynesburg University