People of Palestine

People of Palestine

by Andrew Forbes, David Henley
     
 

In 2011 US Republican Senator Rick Santorum stated: ‘The people that live in the West Bank are Israelis. They are not Palestinians. There is no Palestinian’. This was echoed by another Republican Senator, Newt Gingrich, who claimed: ‘I think we have had an invented Palestinian people who are in fact Arabs’.

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Overview

In 2011 US Republican Senator Rick Santorum stated: ‘The people that live in the West Bank are Israelis. They are not Palestinians. There is no Palestinian’. This was echoed by another Republican Senator, Newt Gingrich, who claimed: ‘I think we have had an invented Palestinian people who are in fact Arabs’.

Such statements are symptomatic of both ignorance and racism and deserve to be treated with the same disdain as Holocaust denial.

Of course there are Palestinian people, just as there is a nascent Palestinian state. But for those who continue seriously to doubt the present demographic evidence, or perhaps the written word, there remains an indisputable third source of proof - pictures of Palestine and its people, taken between the mid 19th century and the end of the British Mandate in 1948.

A collection of century-old pictures of the people of Historic Palestine including Muslims, Christians, Jews, Samaritans and others, together with an informative text.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781300468561
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
388,644
File size:
4 MB

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