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Catastrophe Remembered

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Description for Catastrophe Remembered Paperback. The Palestinian experience of displacement within Israel, told through oral history and memory Editor(s): Masalha, Nur. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBP; 3JJP; HBJF1; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 139 x 20. Weight in Grams: 410.
The 1948 Palestine War is known to Israelis as 'the War of Independence'. But for Palestinians, the war is forever the Nakba, the 'catastrophe'. The war led to the creation of the State of Israel and the destruction of much of Palestininan society by the Zionist forces. For all Palestinians, the Nakba has become central to history, memory and identity. This book focuses on Palestinian internal refugees in Israel and internally displaced Palestinians across the Green LIne. It uses oral history and interviews to examine Palestinian identity and memory, indigenous rights, international protection, the 'right of return', and a just ... Read more

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About Nur Masalha
Dr Nur Masalha is a senior lecturer and director of the Holy Land Research Project, St.Mary's College, University of Surrey. His books include: Imperial Israel and the Palestinians (2000) and The Politics of Denial (2003).

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'In this remarkable book, twelve writers brilliantly evoke the spirit of Edward Said to tell the unvarnished truth about Palestine and Israel.' John Pilger 'This is a work of enormous significance by distinguished scholars of singular courage and integrity. The spirit and legacy of Edward Said are embodied in these papers that seek to rectify grave historical omissions ... Read more

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