Prickly Pears of Palestine: The People Behind the Politics

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An account providing a human face to the realities of life in Palestine
 
The Palestinian–Israeli conflict is one of the most widely reported and long standing struggles in the world, yet for many, misunderstanding is rife about its most basic issues. Hilda Reilly volunteered to work at An-Najah University in Nablus in order to spend time among many ordinary people, living under extraordinary circumstances. She lives among ...

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Overview

An account providing a human face to the realities of life in Palestine
 
The Palestinian–Israeli conflict is one of the most widely reported and long standing struggles in the world, yet for many, misunderstanding is rife about its most basic issues. Hilda Reilly volunteered to work at An-Najah University in Nablus in order to spend time among many ordinary people, living under extraordinary circumstances. She lives among students, and relates the many conversations she has with a wide range of Palestinians about their thoughts on Hamas and Fatah, Yasser Arafat, bin Laden and Hussein, Blair and Bush, bringing readers an insight to the people behind the politics.

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"Gives a human face to the terrible suffering caused by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and makes thought-provoking reading for all who are concerned."  —New Statesman

From the Publisher

"Gives a human face to the terrible suffering caused by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and makes thought-provoking reading for all who are concerned."  —New Statesman

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781903070819
  • Publisher: Eye Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2014
  • Series: Eye Classics Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Hilda Reilly is the author of Seeking Sanctuary. She has had many different jobs, including five years as the director of an educational charity in Khartoum.

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