pt. 1 Voices of the Ottoman Past: from the mountains to the sea -- pt. 2. From empire to empire: Palestine under British rule -- pt. 3. A state is born: a nation is dispersed -- pt. 4. A land occupied and liberated -- pt. 5. An impossible peace, a shared future?
Too often, the study of Israel/Palestine has focused on elite actors and major events. Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israel takes advantage of new sources about everyday life and the texture of changes on the ground to put more than two dozen human faces on the past and present of the region. With contributions from a leading cast of scholars across disciplines, the stories here are drawn from a variety of sources, from stories passed down through generations to family archives, interviews, and published memoirs. As these personal narratives are transformed into social biographies, they e