After many years of work, the Atlas of Palestine 1948 is now published. It contains a wealth of information on Palestine under the Mandate until and including the 1948 war, Armistice and al Nakba. Compiled by Dr. Salman Abu Sitta, the atlas is the most comprehensive record of the Mandate and al Nakba.
450 colour pages (31.5 x 48 cm)
containing information on :
1,300 towns and villages
11,000 land marks
20,000 place names
60 illustrative maps and diagrams
Weight 5.5 kg.
an introductory section on the Mandate, the Partition Plan, Palestine borders, the land ownership (Arab, Jewish, Public), the population composition, the 1948 War, al Nakba, the Armistice Agreements and DMZ, infrastructure, public amenities, religious sites, selected towns and villages, the remaining villages today, refugees in exile and pattern of dispersion.
A guide on how to reach an old village or site.