Salim Tamari is Professor of Sociology at Birzeit University, Palestine, Director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies, and the author of Mountain against the Sea and Year of the Locust.
- International Journal of Middle East Studies
"Tamari offers a compelling and entertaining investigation of Palestinian society before and during World War I through eight essays investigating what he terms “'the remaking of Palestine.'"
"A valuable addition to our knowledge of Palestine in the late Ottoman and early British Mandate periods. . . .The mix of sociological approaches and historical depth is enlightening as evidenced by the themes the essays explore and Tamari’s fine analytical eye." - Journal of Palestine
"In The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine, Salim Tamari extends his already significant contributions to the historiography of late Ottoman Palestine. In a collection of linked essays, he covers topics from sewage and city planning, to a nearly forgotten early Palestinian feminist, to Ottoman cartography and ethnography of Palestine. This diversity alone makes the point that Palestine is a site in which a vast array of historical subjects can be explored." - Ilana Feldman, American Historical Review