The Jordan River Dispute

bySamir N. Saliba

Paperback | January 1, 1968

The Jordan River Dispute by Samir N. Saliba
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In spite of the importance of the Jordan River dispute, there has been no comprehensive and systematic study of the problem. What few articles have been written so far have been fragmentary and essentially dealt with the history of the dispute. M. G. Ionides, in "The Disputed Waters of Jordan," Middle East Journal, Vol. 7 (I953), pp. I53 ff., Georgiana Stevens, in the "Jordan River V alley," International C on­ ciliation, No. 506 (I956), and more recently, Kathryn B. Doherty, in "The Jordan Waters Conflict," International Conciliation, No. 533 (I965), elaborate this theme. H. A. Smith, in the "Waters of the Jordan: a Problem of International Water Control," International Affairs, Vol. 25 (I949), pp. 4I5 ff. has been the exception. However, his work is outdated in that many other factors have entered the picture since I949. My purpose in writing this study is twofold. First, I have sought to update the writings in this field. Second, it is hoped that the findings of this study will give a clearer and a more objective insight into the problems involved. Primary sources for this study include United Nations documents, Arab and Israeli government publications, federal and international law cases dealing with river disputes, treaties, and newspapers. Sec­ ondary source materials include books, articles in learned journals, and others.
I: Introduction.- II: Historical Background.- 1. Pre-Partition Plans for the Jordan Waters.- The British Colonial Survey of 1938.- The lonides Plan.- Jewish Land and Water Policy Before Partition.- The Lowdermilk Plan.- The Hays Plan.- 2. Post-Partition Plans.- Arab Plans for the Jordan.- The McDonald Report.- The Bunger Plan.- Israeli...
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Title:The Jordan River DisputeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:January 1, 1968Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401503877

ISBN - 13:9789401503877

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