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Architectural Culture in British-Mandate Jerusalem, 1917-1948

Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler


Architecture as a Cross-Cultural Project: Building in Jerusalem during the British Mandate 1917-1948, examines a fascinating and critical epoch in the architectural history of Jerusalem. It proposes a fresh and analytical discussion of British Mandate-era architecture by studying buildings that impacted Jerusalem’s built environment for years to come. By applying relational history methodology, the book reveals how these building projects evolved as an outcome of cross-cultural influences and relations among the British, American, Jewish-Zionist and Muslim-Palestinian communities. The book foc ... More

Keywords: Architecture, Modernism, Jerusalem, national identity, British Mandate Palestine, YMCA, Palestinians, Zionists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474457491
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457491.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler, author
Sapir Academic College