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You can't hide the sun : a journey through Israel and Palestine

Author: John McCarthy
Publisher: London ; Toronto : Bantam, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Transported as a young boy by his father's tales of Palestine, John McCarthy has always been drawn to the mystique of the Middle East. ... [He] was kidnapped and held hostage in the Lebanon for five years - [and this] only strengthened his determination to return and explore its myriad complexities. ..."--Book jacket.
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Named Person: John McCarthy; John McCarthy; John McCarthy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McCarthy
ISBN: 9780593059463 0593059468
OCLC Number: 790708615
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: 306 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, color portraits, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. One in five --
2. Not a way --
3. Back to basics --
4. Facts in the ground? --
5. Ha'atzmaut and Nakba: Independence and catastrophe --
6. The conquest of the Galilee --
7. The military period --
8. Military control turns to massacre --
9. For a people without land --
10. New maps for the new state --
11. Here we will stay --
12. The end of the military period and more violence --
13. The saddest room --
14. The Negev Bedouin --
15. How long will they laugh and I cry? --
16. Location, location, location --
17. Dealing with discrimination and defining identity --
18. Finding a way forward --
19. Occupation --
20. Not complicated but simple --
21. 'Happy Nakba'? --
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Responsibility: John McCarthy.

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"A powerful account of the Palestinians of Israeli citizenship as told in their own words. Eloquent and moving, this book is essential reading to understand the full complexity of Palestinian-Israeli Read more...

 
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