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Hundred Years’ War on Palestine, The: A history of settler colonial conquest & resistance

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Hundred Years’ War on Palestine, The: A history of settler colonial conquest & resistance

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SKU: 9781781259344 Category: Product ID: 80424

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Title: Hundred Years’ War on Palestine, The: A history of settler colonial conquest & resistance
Author: KHALIDI RASHID I
Format: PAPERBACK
Publication date: 05/01/2021
Imprint: PROFILE BOOKS (UK)
Price: $23.00
Publishing status: Active

‘Riveting and original … a work enriched by solid scholarship, vivid personal experience, and acute appreciation of the concerns and aspirations of the contending parties in this deeply unequal conflict ‘ – Noam Chomsky

The twentieth century for Palestine and the Palestinians has been a century of denial: denial of statehood, denial of nationhood and denial of history. The Hundred Years War on Palestine is Rashid Khalidi’s powerful response. Drawing on his family archives, he reclaims the fundamental right of any people: to narrate their history on their own terms.

Beginning in the final days of the Ottoman Empire, Khalidi reveals nascent Palestinian nationalism and the broad recognition by the early Zionists of the colonial nature of their project. These ideas and their echoes defend Nakba – the Palestinian term for the establishment of the state of Israel – the cession of the West Bank and Gaza to Jordan and Egypt, the Six Day War and the occupation. Moving through these critical moments, Khalidi interweaves the voices of journalists, poets and resistance leaders with his own accounts as a child of a UN official and a resident of Beirut during the 1982 seige. The result is a profoundly moving account of a hundred-year-long war of occupation, dispossession and colonialisation.

ISBN: 9781781259344
Dimension: 198mm X 129mm
Pages: 336

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Dimensions 198 × 129 mm