We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

by Wendy Pearlman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062654441
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 93,558
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Wendy Pearlman is a professor and award-winning teacher at Northwestern University, specializing in Middle East politics. Educated at Harvard, Georgetown, and Brown, Pearlman speaks fluent Arabic and has spent more than twenty years studying and living in the Arab World. She is the author of numerous articles and two books, Occupied Voices: Stories of Everyday Life from the Second Intifada (Nation Books, 2003) and Violence, Nonviolence, and the Palestinian National Movement (Cambridge University Press, 2011). She lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Table of Contents

List of Speakers xvii

Introduction xxix

Part I Authoritarianism 1

Part II Hope Disappointed 31

Part III Revolution 51

Part IV Crackdown 97

Part V Militarization 143

Part VI Living War 173

Part VII Flight 207

Part VIII Reflections 269

Acknowledgments 287

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