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Author Ben-Ze'ev, Efrat.

Title Remembering Palestine in 1948 [electronic resource] : beyond national narratives / Efrat Ben-Ze'ev.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 243 p. : ill., maps, ports.
Series Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare ; 32
Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare ; 32.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The war of 1948 in Palestine is a conflict whose history has been written primarily from the national point of view. This book asks what happens to these narratives when they arise out of the personal stories of those who were involved, stories that are still unfolding. Efrat Ben-Ze'ev examines the memories of those who participated and were affected by the events of 1948, and how these events have been mythologized over time. This is a three-way conversation between Palestinian villagers, Jewish-Israeli veterans, and British policemen who were stationed in Palestine on the eve of the war. Each has his or her story to tell. These small-scale truths shed new light on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, as it was then and as it has become"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949 -- Personal narratives, Israeli.
Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949 -- Personal narratives, Palestinian.
Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949 -- Personal narratives, British.
Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949 -- Influence.
Collective memory -- Israel.
Collective memory -- Palestine.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780521194471 (hardback)
9781139185189 (e-book)

 
    
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