By Ronen Shamir
Current Flow examines the historical past of electrification of British-ruled Palestine within the Twenties, because it marked, affirmed, and produced social, political, and fiscal 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 residence, Ronen Shamir unearths how electrification used to be significant in assembling a fabric infrastructure of ethno-national separation in Palestine lengthy earlier than "political partition plans" had ever been estimated. finally, Current Flow sheds new mild at the heritage of Jewish-Arab family and gives broader sociological insights into what occurs while everyone is remodeled from clients into parts of networks.
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