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City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa
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City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa (Paperback)

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The millennia-old port of Jaffa, now part of Tel Aviv, was once known as the "Bride of Palestine," one of the truly cosmopolitan cities of the Mediterranean. There Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived, worked, and celebrated together and it was commonplace for the Arabs of Jaffa to attend a wedding at the house of the Jewish Chelouche family or for Jews and Arabs to both gather at the Jewish spice shop Tiv and the Arab Khamis Abulafia's twenty-four-hour bakery. Through intimate personal interviews and generations-old memoirs, letters, and diaries, Adam LeBor gives us a crucial look at the human lives behind the headlines and a vivid narrative of cataclysmic change. "

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyMiddle Eastern historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesEthnic minorities & multicultural studies Publisher: WW Norton & Co Publication Date: 22/06/2010 ISBN-13: 9780393329841  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Adam LeBor was born in London. As a journalist he has covered the Yugoslav wars for the Independent and The Times, where he is now the Central Europe correspondent. He lives in Budapest.

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