Unformatted text preview: By and large most Palestinians lived in small little villages Many of the plantations are part of the 1858 Ottoman land reform laws. Property is movable. Dsitributed deeds and peasants got dicked over. Non-Muslims and foreigners can buy the land Attacks on jewish farms About 50 families control a lot of the farmland Hussein, Nashashid, Khaledi 80% of Christians in cities. 27% of Muslems. Hajj Amin-al-Husayni- Fluidity of identity. Coming into the British mandate served in the Ottoman army as a soldier. Defected in 1917. Embraced the idea to Arabism. Arabism becomes islamismPalestinians define themselves as Palestinians based on outside pressures Organized Zionism starts in France with the Dreyfuss Affair Every people must have their own state to be safe WZO-World Zionist Organization Innocence at home. Open rule...
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- Spring '10
- class polarization Zionism, Ottoman land reform, nationalism Colonialism benefits, Ottoman political realm