Remembering Palestine in 1948

Remembering Palestine in 1948

Beyond National Narratives

eBook - 2011
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"The war of 1948 in Palestine is a conflict whose history has been written primarily from the national point of view. This book asks what happens to these narratives when they arise out of the personal stories of those who were involved, stories that are still unfolding. Efrat Ben-Ze'ev examines the memories of those who participated and were affected by the events of 1948, and how these events have been mythologized over time. This is a three-way conversation between Palestinian villagers, Jewish-Israeli veterans, and British policemen who were stationed in Palestine on the eve of the war. Each has his or her story to tell. These small-scale truths shed new light on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, as it was then and as it has become"--
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
Characteristics: xiv, 243 p. :,ill., maps, ports
Additional Contributors: NC Live eBook Central
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