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Author Davis, Rochelle.

Title Palestinian village histories : geographies of the displaced / Rochelle A. Davis
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 328 pages) : maps
Series Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures.
Contents Geographies of dispossession -- Village books : local histories, national struggles -- Village history and village values -- Writing a history, defining a past -- The authority of memory -- Mapping the past : the village landscape -- Identities and history -- Conclusion : connecting geographies of dispossession
Summary This book chronicles the local histories written by modern Palestinians about their villages that were destroyed in the 1948 war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Palestinian Arabs -- Historiography.
Villages -- Palestine -- Historiography.
Palestine -- History, Local.
Genre/Form Local history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804777187 (electronic bk.)
9780804777186 (electronic bk.)