By Ronen Shamir
Current Flow examines the heritage of electrification of British-ruled Palestine within the Twenties, because it marked, affirmed, and produced social, political, and financial distinction among Arabs and Jews. contemplating the interaction of British colonial pursuits, the Jewish-Zionist leanings of a commissioned electrical corporation, and Arab competition in the case of the Jaffa energy condominium, Ronen Shamir finds how electrification used to be crucial in assembling a cloth infrastructure of ethno-national separation in Palestine lengthy sooner than "political partition plans" had ever been predicted. finally, Current Flow sheds new gentle at the heritage of Jewish-Arab family members and provides broader sociological insights into what occurs while individuals are remodeled from clients into components of networks.
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