The Population of Palestine: Population History and Statistics of the Late Ottoman Period and the Mandate

Abstract: 

Co-published with Columbia University Press, New York. 

This book utilizes the official statistics of the Ottoman government and British Mandate to establish what the actual facts about the Palestinian population were. It presents a detailed statistical picture of the inhabitants of Palestine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including fertility and mortality rates, and Jewish and Arab immigration figures.The Population of Palestine offers invaluable information and analysis, much of which is unavailable elsewhere, clarifying crucial questions about the history of Palestine prior to the creation of Israel.

Consolidated Author: 

About the Author(s)

Justin McCARTHY, a demographer and Ottomanist, is a professor of History at the University of Louisville, and has written books and a number of articles on Middle East population and history.

PRODUCT DETAILS

Publisher(s):
Columbia University Press
ISBN:
0-231-07110-8
Edition:
1
Publication Date:
1990
Language: English
Number of Pages:
242