Islam and Israel: Muslim Religious Endowments and the Jewish State
Publisher: 
Institute for Palestine Studies
Publication Year: 
1994
Language: 
English
Number of Pages: 
192
Abstract

This carefully researched study traces the growth of the waqf administration from Ottoman rule through the present-day. Central to this book is the struggle between Palestinians and the Israeli government for control of the endowed land and properties.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Dumper is senior lecturer in Middle East politics and director of the Graduate School of Historical, Political, and Sociological Studies, University of Exeter. He is the author of The Politics of Jerusalem since 1967 (Columbia University Press and IPS, 1996) and The Politics of Sacred Space: The Old City of Jerusalem in the Middle East Conflict (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2002).

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