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This side of peace : a personal account

Author: Ḥanān ʻAshrāwī
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the spokesperson for the Palestinians in Occupied Territories, Hanan Mikhail-Ashrawi has become the most recognized and most articulate voice of their struggle. The world turns to her to make sense of the often conflicting attempts at peace in the Middle East as much for her clarity and vision as for her actions and experience. When the intifada began, Hanan Mikhail-Ashrawi was at the front lines, trying to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
ʻAshrāwī, Ḥanān.
This side of peace.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1995
(OCoLC)622807473
Named Person: Ḥanān ʻAshrāwī; ʻAšrāwī; Ḥanān ʻAshrāwī
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ḥanān ʻAshrāwī
ISBN: 0684802945 9780684802947
OCLC Number: 32013399
Notes: "A letterbound signed first edition of this book has been published by Easton Press."--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 318 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Hanan Ashrawi.

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As the spokesperson for the Palestinians in Occupied Territories, Hanan Mikhail-Ashrawi has become the most recognized and most articulate voice of their struggle. The world turns to her to make sense of the often conflicting attempts at peace in the Middle East as much for her clarity and vision as for her actions and experience. When the intifada began, Hanan Mikhail-Ashrawi was at the front lines, trying to reason with the Israeli soldiers and to articulate the feelings of an occupied, and troubled, nation; when peace talks were initiated, she brought the human element into the increasingly complex diplomatic meetings; and when Arafat and Rabin shook hands on the White House lawn, she had worked out the last-minute details that finally made it possible. Now, in a revealing and important account, Ashrawi tells of her own struggles, as a Christian Arab woman in a Muslim, male-dominated world, torn between motherhood and the demands of her cause, and as a pivotal peacemaker in the most monumental negotiations of our lifetime. She offers an inside view of Mideast diplomacy, Arafat and the PLO hierarchy, and the thinking of the Palestinians, and she shares the emotional complexities of her everyday and extraordinary life.

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