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Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

An area of Palestine west of the River Jordan, allocated by a UN Partition Plan of 1947 as a separate Arab state alongside an independent state of Israel. It was occupied by Jordan in 1948,...

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West Bank

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 151 words.

A region on the west bank of the River Jordan, populated by Arabs and a base of Palestinian resistance since

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West Bank

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

An area of Palestine west of the River Jordan, allocated by a UN Partition Plan of 1947 as a separate Arab state alongside an independent state of Israel. It was occupied by Jordan in 1948,...

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West Bank and Gaza

David Kretzmer.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 9224 words.

The West Bank and Gaza were part of Palestine, a province of the Ottoman Empire until it was occupied by

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Shiloh (USA, West Bank)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

USA (Ohio): ‘Place of Peace’ in Hebrew and named after the Canaanite city, long in ruins, in the West Bank.

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Shiloh (USA, West Bank)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

USA (Ohio): ‘Place of Peace’ in Hebrew and named after the Canaanite city, long in ruins, in the West Bank.

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West Bank and Gaza

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 2752 words.

The West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS) refer to the two disconnected areas that, together with East Jerusalem, are commonly

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Shiloh (USA, West Bank)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

USA (Ohio): ‘Place of Peace’ in Hebrew and named after the Canaanite city, long in ruins, in the West Bank. The Shiloh National Military Park is in Tennessee....

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Occupying the West Bank

Daniel Byman.

in A High Price

June 2011; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 6383 words.

This chapter focuses on Israel's occupation of the West Bank since 2003, along with its counterterrorism operations against Palestinians in the area. It begins with a discussion of Israel's...

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My West Bank Discovery

Max Abrahms.

in Rules for Rebels

September 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 3828 words.

This chapter presents some preliminary evidence that terrorism does not pay politically in terms of pressuring government concessions. The author first came to this realization in the West...

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West Bank and Gaza Strip

Camelia Suleiman.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 595 words.

The West Bank and the Gaza Strip comprise about 22 percent of the historic mandate for Palestine. The Gaza Strip

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Jericho (Australia, West Bank, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 124 words.

West Bank: one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is said to be derived from the

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West Bank and Gaza, Islam in

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 199 words.

Palestinian territories, including the west bank of the Jordan River, taken over by Jordan in 1952 and lost to Israel

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Bethany (Canada, West Bank, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 65 words.

1. West Bank: a small village with the Arabic name al-'Ayzarīyah which is derived from Lazarus, who lived here and

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Bethany (Canada, West Bank, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 65 words.

1. West Bank: a small village with the Arabic name al-'Ayzarīyah which is derived from Lazarus, who lived here and

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Hamrā (Oman, Sudan, West Bank)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

‘Red (Town)’, hamra being the feminine form of aḥmar ‘red’. In Sudan the name is spelt Hamra and in the West Bank Ḫamra....

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Jericho (Australia, West Bank, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 127 words.

West Bank: one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is said to be derived from the Hebrew equivalent of ...

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Bethany (Canada, West Bank, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 65 words.

1. West Bank: a small village with the Arabic name al-’Ayzarīyah which is derived from Lazarus, who lived here and was raised from the dead by Jesus. The Hebrew name Bethany...

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Food Insecurity In The West Bank

Elisa Cavatorta and Sam Waples.

in Food Security in the Middle East

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Economics. 6335 words.

This chapter explores the spatial patterns of food insecurity in the West Bank region of the Palestinian Territories, and how community-level factors, such as environmental aspects and...

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Redeployment from the West Bank

GEOFFREY R. WATSON.

in The Oslo Accords

August 2000; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 13063 words.

This chapter examines Israel's compliance with its obligations to redeploy Israeli troops from the West Bank. It begins by analyzing the relevant provisions of the Accords. It then...

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Neoliberal Colonization in the West Bank

Andy Clarno.

in Social Problems

August 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 11182 words.

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In this article, I propose a framework for analyzing context-specific relationships between neoliberal restructuring and simultaneous efforts to...

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