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Peaceful resistance : building a Palestinian university under occupation

Author: Gabi Baramki
Publisher: London ; New York : Pluto Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States of America exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the inspiring and sobering story of the establishment of Palestine's oldest university, and its standing as a monument to the right to learn.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabi Baramki
ISBN: 0745329322 9780745329321 0745329314 9780745329314
OCLC Number: 502854479
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1 Growing Up in Palestine Chapter 2 Peace and War Chapter 3 Occupation and Education Chapter 4 Targeting Birzeit Chapter 5 Developing Birzeit Chapter 6 "Cells of Illegal Education" Chapter 7 "Shaking Off" and Being Shaken Chapter 8 Not Obeying Orders Chapter 9 Networking Round the World Chapter 10 Harassment and Hair Gel Chapter 11 Preaching to the Choir Appendix i Chronology - Birzeit University Appendix ii Deportation Statement from Hanna Nasir November 74 Appendix iii Israeli lies and half-truths 16 January 1979 Appendix iv Press release from BZU after 1979 closure Appendix v BZU press release after opening in April 1992 Appendix vi Report from 5 Hebrew University professors on order 854 - 1980 Appendix vii-a Example of Required loyalty oath. A Commitment form - 1982-3 Appendix vii-b work permit A with item 18 - 1980 Appendix vii-c work permit B without item 18 - 1980 Appendix viii Letter to Secretary Baker - March 1992 Location of Photograph and Maps Map-Photograph Captions
Responsibility: Gabi Baramki ; foreword by Jimmy Carter.
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Gabi Baramki's tireless devotion to Birzeit University has allowed the institution to survive and even thrive against incredible odds. -- President Jimmy Carter, from the Foreword Gabi Baramki's Read more...

 
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