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Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom

Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom

Publisher:

University Of California Press

Published:

January 2018
The Gaza Strip is among the most densely populated places in the world. More than two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half are under eighteen years of age. Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating...

I Shall Not Hate

I Shall Not Hate

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Paperbacks

Published:

February 2012
I Shall Not Hate is a Palestinian doctor's account of his extraordinary life. Abuelaish lived in Gaza but worked in Israel as a physician. He is a humanitarian who sees the need for improved health and education for women and the father whose...

The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World

The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World

Author(s):

Avi Shlaim

Publisher:

Penguin

Published:

October 2014
Israel's conflict with the Palestinians, and the Arab world at large, casts a long shadow over her history. When 1920s Zionist leaders formulated the 'iron wall' strategy - negotiating from a position of unassailable strength - they intended that...

Letters to Palestine

 Letters to Palestine

Editor(s):

Vijay Prashad

Publisher:

Verso books

Published:

April 2015
 Following Israel’s seven-week bombing campaign and ground invasion of Gaza in the summer of 2014, polls revealed a startling fact: for the first time, a majority of Americans under30 found Israel’s actions unjustified. Jon...

I Was Born There, I Was Born Here

I Was Born There, I Was Born Here

Author(s):

Mourid Barghouti

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Paperbacks

Published:

November 2012
In 1998 Barghouti returned to the Occupied Territories. Barghouti weaves into his account of exile poignant evocations of Palestinian history and life - the pleasure of coffee, arriving at just the right moment and as an exile, the importance of...

Shake Off

Shake Off

Author(s):

Mischa Hiller

Publisher:

Telegram Books

Published:

February 2011
The is a novel about Michel, an undercover PLO operative. He is forced to go on the run when he takes possession of a package smuggled out of the Occupied Territories and linked to an assassination in Berlin – a package that both the...

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  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
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  • 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
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  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre
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