Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory.

New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. Softbound. Octavo, paper covers, xviii, 356 pp., b/w photos, bibliography, index. Very Good. Item #90520
ISBN: 9780231135795

Introduction by the editors. Articles are "The Rape of Qula: a Destroyed Palestinian Village," Susan Slyomovics, "Mapping the Past, Re-creating the Homeland: Memories of Village Places in pre-1948 Palestine," Rochelle Davis, "Return to Half-Ruins: Memory, Postmemory, and Living History in Palestine," Abu-Lughod, "Iterability, Cumulativity, and Presence: The Relational Figures of Palestinian Memory," Lena Jayyusi, "Women's Nakba Stories: Between Being and Knowing," Rosemary Sayigh, "The Community of Trauma and Struggle: Recent Cinematic Representations of the Nakba," Haim Bresheeth, "The Secret Visitations of Memory," Omar Al-Qattan, "Gender of Nakba Memory," Isabelle Humphries & Laleh Khalili, "Memories of Conquest: Witnessing Death in Tantura," Samera Esmeir, "The Politics of Witness: Remembering and Forgetting 1948 in Shatila Camp," Diana K. Allan, "Reflections on Representations, History, and Moral Accountability," Ahmad H. Sa'di.

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