Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness

Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness

by Rashid Khalidi
     
 

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

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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
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Contrasting Narratives of Palestinian Identity9
Ch. 3Cultural Life and Identity in Late Ottoman Palestine: The Place of Jerusalem35
Ch. 4Competing and Overlapping Loyalties in Ottoman Jerusalem63
Ch. 5Elements of Identity I: Peasant Resistance to Zionist Settlement89
Ch. 6Elements of Identity II: The Debate on Zionism in the Arabic Press119
Ch. 7The Formation of Palestinian Identity: The Critical Years, 1917-1923145
Ch. 8The "Disappearance" and Reemergence of Palestinian Identity177
Notes211
Bibliography267
Index287

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