Palestine and the Palestinians: A Social and Political History

Palestine and the Palestinians: A Social and Political History

by Samih Farsoun, Christina E. Zacharia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813303400

ISBN-13: 9780813303406

Pub. Date: 08/14/1997

Publisher: Basic Books

A brilliant achievement. By far the most comprehensive analysis of the political economy of Palestine and Palestinians in the twentieth century." (Times Literary Supplement)

Palestine and the Palestinians is a sweeping social, economic, ideological, and political history of the Palestinian people, from antiquity to the Road Map to Peace. This second

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A brilliant achievement. By far the most comprehensive analysis of the political economy of Palestine and Palestinians in the twentieth century." (Times Literary Supplement)

Palestine and the Palestinians is a sweeping social, economic, ideological, and political history of the Palestinian people, from antiquity to the Road Map to Peace. This second edition is thoroughly revised and updated, including entirely new chapters on the most current issues confronting Palestine today, including: Palestinians in Israel; the Oslo Accords and the Second Intifada; Palestinian refugees and the right to return; Jerusalem; the diplomatic "peace process" and two-state/single-state solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813303406
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
08/14/1997
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.28(d)
Lexile:
1570L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Illustrations
List of Appendixes
Preface and Acknowledgments
List of Acronyms
1The Question of Palestine and the Palestinians1
2Before al-Nakbah: The Modern Social History of Palestine21
3The Road to al-Nakbah: The Palestine Mandate, 1917-194866
4After al-Nakbah: The Palestinian Diaspora, 1948-1993123
5The Rise and Fall of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement, 1948-1993171
6Palestinian Resistance to Israeli Occupation: The Intifada213
7The PLO-Israel Accords and the Future of Palestine and the Palestinians253
8Epilogue: Whither Palestine and the Palestinians?297
Appendixes319
Glossary343
Selected Bibliography348
About the Book and Authors362
Index363

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