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First posted on March 28th 2007

Until 1917 part of Ottoman Syria, until 1948 part of the British Mandate of Palestine, the partition plan of 1947 foresaw the West Bank to form part of the Arab State of Palestine (to be created). In the course of the First Arab-Israeli War 1948, the West Bank was occupied and, until 1967, administrated by Jordan. Then the area came under Israeli occupation.

see also Palestinian National Authority

Predecessors : Territory : British Mandate of Palestine, Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Syria
Predecessors : Population : British Mandate of Palestine

Historical Atlas, Palestine, Israel Pages

Students' Paper : Choi, Jungyun, The Political Structure of the Continuation of the Israeli-Palestine Conflict (2008)

Country Profiles Article West Bank, from Wikipedia, from Encyclopedia of the Orient; Palestinian Territories : Gaza Strip and West Banks, from Nations Online
Links, General from BUBL (on Palestine)
Category : West Bank, from Wikipedia
Links, on History Category : Palestinian History, from Wikipedia
Historical Dictionaries
Historical Maps WHKMLA Historical Atlas, Israel, Palestine
Atlas of Palestine, from Wikimedia Commons
Timelines from Global Integrity, since 1993
Palestine Chronology, from Passia; Jerusalem Chronology, from Passia
Accounts of History Article West Bank : History, Occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem by Jordan, The Political Status of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, from Wikipedia
Unification of the Two Banks, The Disaster of 1967, Disengagement from the West Bank, from Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Encyclopedia Entries Articles Jerusalem, Hebron, Bethlehem, Shechem (Nablus), from EB 1911
Articles Jericho, Jerusalem, Hebron, Sichem (Nablus), Bethlehem, from Catholic Encyclopedia 1907-1912
Articles Jerusalem, Shechem (Nablus), Beth-Lehem, Jericho, from Jewish Encyclopedia (1901-1906)
Articles Jerusalem(das jetzige) (The present Jerusalem), Bethlehem, Jericho, Nabulus(Nablus), Hebron, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Politics Articles Palestinian National Authority, PLO, Fatah, Hamas, from Wikipedia
Palestine - Political Groups, from Global Security
Israel/Occupied Territories Profile, from International Crisis Group
Military History Article : 1948 Arab-Israeli War, Unit 101, Palestinian Fedayeen, Six Day War, from Wikipedia
The Disaster of 1967, from Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Entries Intifada, al-Aqsa Intifada, Palestinian Civil War, from Global Security
Jewish Settler Terrorism against the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israeli War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity committed against Palestinians during the Intifada December 1987 - April 1990, from Encyclopedia of the Palestinian Problem
Economy & Finances Article : Economy of the Palestinian Territories, from Wikipedia
Global Integrity : West Bank
History, from Arab Bank Jordan
Plunder and Usurpation of Palestinian Land and Establishment of Jewish Settlements in the West Bank and Gaza Strip 1967-1989, Willful Destruction of the Palestinian Economy in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, from Encyclopedia of the Palestine Problem
West Bank Economy Profile 2007, from Index Mundi
A. Tubaile and R. Alkowni, Palestine, from CIHEAM (Report on Agri- and Horticulture)
Ethnography Palestinian Territories, from Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Palestine
West Bank Refugee Camps, from UNRWA; Category : Palestinian Refugee Camps in the West Bank, from Wikipedia
Article Israeli Settlement, from Wikipedia; Settlements, from Virtual Jewish History Tour
Religion History of The Episcopal See of Jerusalem
Catholic Church in Occupied Palestinian Territory, from Catholic Hierarchy
Article Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem; List of Armenian Patriarchs of Jerusalem; Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, List of Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch and all the East, of Alexandria and Jerusalem, Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem, Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, from Wikipedia
Greek Orthodox Church in Taybeh, St. George in Taybeh
History of Cities History of Jerusalem (Zion, al Quds), from Wikipedia, from Encyclopedia of the Orient, from Al Quds University
History of Ramallah, from Wikipedia
History of Hebron, from Wikipedia
History of Nablus, from Wikipedia
History of Qalqiliya, from Wikipedia
Institutions A Brief History of Radio in the Country, from Israel Radio, begins with Palestine Broadcsting Service (1936)
History of Palestinian Airlines
History of Al Quds University; of An-Najah National University (Nablus)
Article West Bank Closures, from Wikipedia
Biographies List of Palestinians, from Wikipedia
Others Palearctic Ecoregion, from WWF
Marwan Haddad, Politics and Water Management : a Palestinian Perspective
CRS History in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, from Catholic Relief Service
Lilach Grunfeld, Jordan River Dispute, ICE Case Studies 1997; West Bank and Water, ICE Case Studies 1998; Atyaf Alwazir, Uprooting Olive Trees in Palestine, ICE Case Studies 2002

Statesmen from World Statesmen (Palestinian National Authority; scroll down for governors of the West Bank)
Population Figures, Demographics Historical Population Statistics, Palestine : West Bank and Gaza Strip, from Population Statistics at Univ. Utrecht
Document Collections from Palestine History, from Cyberus, from Vinnie's Home Page
Fatwa of Religious Scholars 1935, Regarding the Sale of Land to Jews, posted by muslim-lawyers.net
Archive Editions : The Survey of Western Palestine (1880), Palestine & Transjordan Administration Reports 1918-1948, Political Diaries of the Arab World : Palestine and Jordan, 1920-1965
New York Times, click : archive 1851-1980, archive since 1980, search
Archives, Musea, Libraries Israel Archives Association
UNESCO Archives Portal, State Archives, scroll down for Israel
Scientific Libraries of Palestine, from CIRS
Stamps A Short Introduction to the Philately of Palestine : Occupation 1948-1967, from Zobbel Homepage

Online Libraries Search MPRA for Palestinian
On the Middle East Ritchie Ovendale, The Longman Companion to the Middle East since 1914, London etc.: Longman 1994 [G]
General Accounts Ilan Pappe, A History of Modern Palestine, Cambridge : UP 2004, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.9405 P218h
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.22, pp.134-147 Article Israel. KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 032 B862h v.22
Specific Periods Chapter 7 : Post-War Unsettlement, pp.105-113, in : Peter Mansfield, The Ottoman Empire and its Successors, London : MacMillan (1973) 1976 [G]
Document Editions Walter Lacqueur, The Israeli-Arab Reader. A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict, London : Penguin (1969) 1991, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 956 L317i
Atlasses Correspondents of the New York Times, Israel. The Historical Atlas, NY : MacMillan 1997 [G]
Dan Bahat, The Historical Atlas of Jerusalem, NY : Scribner's 1973 [G]
Historical Dictionary Philip Mattar, Encyclopedia of the Palestinians, NY : Facts on File 2000 [G]
Bernard Reich, Historical Dictionary of Israel, Metuchen N.J. : Scarecrow 1992 [G]
Yearbooks see under Palestinian Administrated Territories

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