Palestinian Collective Memory and National Identity by M. LitvakPalestinian Collective Memory and National Identity by M. Litvak

Palestinian Collective Memory and National Identity

EditorM. Litvak

Hardcover | June 16, 2009

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This book analyzes the evolution and cultivation of modern Palestinian collective memory and its role in shaping Palestinian national identity from its inception in the 1920s to the 2006 Palestinian elections.
Meir Litvak is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Title:Palestinian Collective Memory and National IdentityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:June 16, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230613063

ISBN - 13:9780230613065

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction- Meir Litvak * 2. The Evolution of a Founding Myth: The Nakba and Its Fluctuating Meaning- Esther Webman * 3. The Memory that Never Dies: The Nakba Memory and the Palestinian National Movement- Michael Milstein * 4. Memory “From Below”: Palestinian Society and the Nakba Memory- Michael Milstein * 5. Constructing a National Past: The Palestinian Case   - Meir Litvak * 6. Historical Discourse in the Palestinian Media of the Palestinian National Authority- Sariel Birnbaum * 7. Palestinian Women and Collective Memory- Hanita Brand * 8. A Dream of Severance: Crisis of Identity in Palestinian Fiction in Israel- Mahmud Ghanayim