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Author Abu-Sitta, Salman H., author

Title Mapping my return : a Palestinian memoir / Salman Abu Sitta
Published Cairo : American University In Cairo Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 332 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 200; Pages:201 to 225; Pages:226 to 250; Pages:251 to 275; Pages:276 to 300; Pages:301 to 325; Pages:326 to 350; Pages:351 to 352
Summary Salman Abu Sitta, who has single-handedly made available crucial mapping work on Palestine, was just ten years old when he left his home near Beersheba in 1948, but as for many Palestinians of his generation, the profound effects of that traumatic loss would form the defining feature of his life from that moment on. In this rich and moving memoir, Abu Sitta draws on oral histories and personal recollections to vividly evoke the vanished world of his family and home from the late nineteenth century to the eve of the British withdrawal from Palestine and subsequent war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 7, 2016)
Subject Israel-Arab War (1948-1949)
Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949 -- Personal narratives, Palestinian Arab
Jewish-Arab relations
Palestinian Arabs
Refugees, Arab
Refugees, Palestinian Arab -- Biography
HISTORY -- Middle East -- General.
Jewish-Arab relations.
Palestinian Arabs.
Refugees, Arab.
Refugees, Palestinian Arab.
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal narratives
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1617977071 (electronic bk.)
9781617977077 (electronic bk.)