Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness

Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness

by Rashid Khalidi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231150741

ISBN-13: 9780231150743

Pub. Date: 12/28/2009

Publisher: Columbia University Press

This foundational text now features a new introduction by Rashid Khalidi reflecting on the significance of his work over the past decade and its relationship to the struggle for Palestinian nationhood. Khalidi also casts an eye to the future, noting the strength of Palestinian identity and social solidarity yet wondering whether current trends will lead to

Overview

This foundational text now features a new introduction by Rashid Khalidi reflecting on the significance of his work over the past decade and its relationship to the struggle for Palestinian nationhood. Khalidi also casts an eye to the future, noting the strength of Palestinian identity and social solidarity yet wondering whether current trends will lead to Palestinian statehood and independence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231150743
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2009
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction to the 2010 Reissue xvii

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Contrasting Narratives of Palestinian Identity 9

Chapter 3 Cultural Life and Identity in Late Ottoman Palestine: The Place of Jerusalem 35

Chapter 4 Competing and Overlapping Loyalties in Ottoman Jerusalem 63

Chapter 5 Elements of Identity I: Peasant Resistance to Zionist Settlement 89

Chapter 6 Elements of Identity II: The Debate on Zionism in the Arabic Press 119

Chapter 7 The Formation of Palestinian Identity: The Critical Years, 1917-1923 145

Chapter 8 The "Disappearance" and Reemergence of Palestinian Identity 177

Notes 211

Bibliography 267

Index 287

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