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Remembering Palestine in 1948: Beyond National Narratives

Remembering Palestine in 1948: Beyond National Narratives

by Efrat Ben-Ze'ev


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521194471
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/07/2011
Series: Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series , #32
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Efrat Ben-Ze'ev is Senior Lecturer of Social Anthropology in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at the Ruppin Academic Center in Israel, and a research fellow at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is editor, with Ruth Ginio and Jay Winter, of Shadows of War: A Social History of Silence in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Table of Contents

Part I. Constructing Palestine: National Projects: 1. A guide for the perplex; 2. The British cartographic imagination and Palestine; 3. Cartographic practices in Palestine: British, Jewish, and Arabs, 1938–1948; Part II. Palestine-Arabs Memories in the Making: 4. 1948 from a local point of view: the Palestinian village of Ijzim; 5. Rural Palestinian women: witnessing and the domestic sphere; 6. Underground memories: collecting traces of the Palestinian past; Part III. Jewish-Israeli Memories in the Making: 7. Palmach fighters: stories and silences; 8. The Palmach women; Part IV. British Mandatory Memories in the Making: 9. Carrying out the mandate: British policemen in Palestine; Conclusion and implications.

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