This illustrated book covers the socio-cultural-architectural phenomenon of public buildings in Palestinian urban centers during the Ottoman era known as al Saraya. These are spaces of power and manifistation of centralization. The architectural style shows also the modernization attempts of the Ottoman Empire.
Dr. Shukri Arraf is a Palestinian researcher and lecturer, born on January 20, 1931 in Mi'lia, in the Upper Galilee of Palestine. He obtained his doctorate in Middle East History in 1985. Arraf authored more than fifty books that focus on the Arab roots in Palestine including family, social, heritage, village, endowment, and real estate. His publications include “The Vigilant Eyes of the Sultan: Police in Palestine”, “Al Saraya”, “The Caravanserais of Palestine”, “Land, Man and Effort” , “The sources of the Palestinian economy from the earliest periods to the year 1948”... and many others.
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