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A young Palestinian's diary, 1941-1945 : the life of Sāmī ʻAmr

Author: Sāmī ʻAmr; Kimberly Katz
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Series: Jamal and Rania Daniel series in contemporary history, politics, culture, and religion of the Levant.
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Writing in his late teens and early twenties, Sami'Amr gave his diary an apt subtitle: "The Battle of Life", encapsulating both the political climate of Palestine in the waning years of the British  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Diaries
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Palestinian
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ʻAmr, Sāmī, 1924-1998.
Young Palestinian's diary, 1941-1945.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009004817
(OCoLC)277196497
Named Person: Sāmī ʻAmr; Sāmī ʻAmr; Sāmī ʻAmr
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sāmī ʻAmr; Kimberly Katz
ISBN: 9780292799226 0292799225
OCLC Number: 451627335
Notes: Title in Arabic: Mudhakkirātī fī hādhahi al-ḥayāt : macrikat al-ḥayāt (My memoirs of this life : the battle of life).
Translated from the Arabic.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 179 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: History and historiography of the diary. The diarist and his times --
Historiography and themes of the diary --
Conclusion: To write or not to write --
Translation of the diary of Sāmī ʻAmr --
Appendix 1: Genealogy of the ʻAmr family --
Appendix 2: People mentioned in the diary.
Series Title: Jamal and Rania Daniel series in contemporary history, politics, culture, and religion of the Levant.
Responsibility: translated, annotated, and with an introduction by Kimberly Katz ; foreword by Salim Tamari.

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