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Palestinians in Syria Nakba memories of shattered communities

Author: Anaheed Al-Hardan
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Conducting interviews with first-, second-, and third-generation members of Syria's Palestinian community, Anaheed Al-Hardan follows the evolution of the Nakba--the central signifier of the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anaheed Al-Hardan
ISBN: 9780231176361 0231176368
OCLC Number: 954034918
Notes: Forthcoming publication
Awards: Joint winner of Academic Award, Palestine Book Awards 2016
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Note on Transliteration and Names Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction: The Catastrophe of 1948, the Catastrophes of Today 1. The Nakba in Arab Thought 2. The Palestinian Refugee Community in Syria 3. The Right of Return Movement and Memories for the Return 4. Narrating Palestine, Transmitting Its Loss 5. The Guardians' Communities and Memories of Catastrophes 6. Second- and Third-Generation Postmemories of Palestine and Narratives on Nakba Memory Conclusion: The Catastrophes of Today, the Catastrophe of 1948 Notes Bibliography Index


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Palestinians in Syria is an original exploration of the evolution of memories of the traumatic events of the Nakba which affected the entire Arab population of Palestine in 1948. It skillfully traces Read more...

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