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Orchards to cement: an ethnography of Jaffa's urban borderlands

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This thesis combines anthropological perspectives on materiality, the state, and urban planning to demonstrate how Israeli nationalism is constructed through diversity and the built environment. It illustrates how the urban borderlands of Jaffa – a mixed Jewish- Palestinian city in contemporary Israel – were transformed from were transformed from a landscape of citrus orchards populated by Palestinian bourgeois families and peasant farmers into the most densely populated neighbourhoods of ...

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SSD
Department:
SAME
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ORCID:
0000-0002-9448-2674
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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