International Journal of Middle East Studies

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The Demographic Development of Palestine, 1850–1882

Alexander Schölcha1

a1 University of Erlangen West Germany

In my contribution to a volume edited by Roger Owen, I have studied the economic development of Palestine from the Crimean War up to the beginnings of the first Jewish Aliya. In this article I propose to investigate the concomitant demographic development of Palestine, that is, of the Livās of Jerusalem, Nablus/Balqā', and 'Akkā, during roughly the same period.

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