The significance of this book is that it is one of the rare publications that examine the Gaza Strip from a precise and in-depth sociological perspective. Its research is based on primary sources such as the timing of official meetings, government decisions and laws, letters sent by consuls and ambassadors, and Gaza Municipality records. In addition, the author, Abaher El Sakka, employs literary material in three different languages: Arabic, English and French, including rare studies of the Gaza Strip in French archives, which overall give the book an epistemological and referential relevance. The book offers a sociological reading of social practices, beliefs, and popular religiosity in Gaza City. It is concerned with...

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