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- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95
The Sinai Peninsula links Asia and Africa and for millennia has been crossed by imperial armies from both the east and the west. Thus, its Bedouin inhabitants are by necessity involved in world affairs and maintain a complex, almost urban, economy. They make their home in arid mountains that provide limited pastures and lack arable soils and must... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
This book examines the process of national identity formation. It argues that identity, whether of a small community, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, requires an Other against whom it becomes meaningful. more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95
This highly original historical and political analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict combines the unique perspectives of two prominent segments of the Middle Eastern puzzle: Israeli Jews and the Palestinian citizens of Israel. Written jointly by an Israeli anthropologist and a Palestinian family therapist born weeks apart to two families from Haifa,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95
Schulz examines the ways in which Palestinian identity has been formed in the diaspora through constant longing for a homeland lost. In so doing, the author advances the debate on the relationship between diaspora and the creation of national identity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
This book examines the Mizrahi Jews (Jews from the Muslim world) in Israel, focussing on social and political movements such as the Black Panthers and SHAS. It charts the relations and political struggle between Ashkenazi-Zionists and the Mizrahim in Israel from post-war relocation through to the present day. more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 44.99
In Egypt, the press has always been considered a facet of modernization, as well as democratic rule. Palestine in the Egyptian Press examines the Palestine issue - an issue that features prominently in that press due to the political activities of Egypt's Jewish community, the development of a pan-Arab identity, and Egypt's involvement in Palestine's... more...
- Saqi 2012; US$ 17.49
In this political biography, Ilan Pappe traces the rise of the Husayni family of Jerusalem, who dominated Palestinian history from the early 1700s until the second half of the twentieth century. Viewing this sweeping saga through the prism of one family, the book sheds new light on crucial events ? the invasion of Palestine by Napoleon, the decline... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 144.00
This work determines the processes that strengthen hostility between opposing groups and identifies those who are willing to act in order to change these situations. The backdrop of the Arab-Israeli conflict is used to demonstrate how collective identities are shaped by membership in ethnic and religious groups, and how these identities influence attitudes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 160.00
The Palestinian Druze are the only Israeli Arabs who are conscripted into the Israeli army today. Based on Israeli military and political documents, this book looks at the origins of the Druze's unique status in Israeli society by telling the story of the military and political alliance that emerged between the Druze and the Jewish army in the 1948... more...