Empire by Division: Power Transition Proves Critical to Future Conflict

Lynne Rogers

In “From Empire to Empire,” Abigail Jacobson analyzes the social tapestry of Jerusalem during the city’s transition from Ottoman Rule to the British Mandate between 1912 and 1920,. By focusing on the urban dynamic during this particular shift of “interimperialism,” Jacobson hopes “to move beyond the well-known and oversimplified religious categories..



From Empire to Empire
By Abigail Jacobson
Syracuse University Press,  2011, 262 pages


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