2015

The Blue Between Sky and Water

The Blue Between Sky and Water

Author(s):

Susan Abulhawa

Publisher:

Bloomsbury USA

Published:

June 2015
It is 1947, and Beit Daras, a quiet village in Palestine surrounded by olive groves, is home to the Baraka family. Eldest daughter Nazmiyeh looks after her widowed mother, prone to wandering and strange outbursts, while her brother Mamdouh tends...

The Human Right to Dominate

The Human Right to Dominate

Publisher:

Oxford University Press

Published:

July 2015
In this book, Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon account for how human rights - generally conceived as a counter-hegemonic instrument for righting historical injustices - are being deployed to further subjugate the weak and legitimise domination....

Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine

Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine

Author(s):

Aida Asim Essaid

Publisher:

Routledge

Published:

November 2013
Analysing the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, this book questions whether, and to what extent, the land tenure system in Palestine facilitated Zionist land acquisition. The research uses benchmarks...

The Making of Arab Americans

The Making of Arab Americans

Author(s):

Hani Bawardi

Publisher:

The University of Texas Press

Published:

May 2015
This book chronicles the emergence of Palestine as the undisputed core issue among the Arabic-speaking diaspora who immigrated to the US from geographic Syria. This process became complete in 1936 when the Arab national league was established in...

Past Winners

  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  • The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948
  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre
  • The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories
  • Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities