Intifada: The Palestinian Uprising Against Israeli Occupation

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South End Press, 1989 - History - 423 pages
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This collection of critical essays includes eyewitness accounts from the West Bank and Gaza, discussions of Palenstinian society and politics, and analyses of the role of the United States in the Middle East and Palestine.
  

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Contents

Intifada
4
Those Who Pass Between Fleeting Words
26
Uprising in Gaza
43
GazaDiary
57
Beita
81
Children Bearing Rocks
100
Twentytwo Years After 1967
113
What the Uprising Means
127
The Uprisings Impact on Israel
217
The Protest Movement in Israel
231
A Bullet A Lie
250
The IsraeliPalestinian Conflict
275
ONegeV
304
Demonstration
316
Communiques from the Unified National Leadership
327
Proclamation of the Independent Palestinian State
395

A Song for Childhood
142
in the Palestinian Uprising
171
InMyShoes
182
From Land Day to Peace Day And Beyond
205
Palestine National Council Political Communique
401
Notes
411
About the Contributors
421
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About the author (1989)

Zachary Lockman teaches modern Middle Eastern history at New York University. His work has focused on Egypt, Palestine and Israel, and his publications include Comrades and Enemies: Arab and Jewish Workers in Palestine, 1906-1948 (1996).

Joel Beinin is Professor of Middle East History at Stanford University. His publications include The Dispersion of Egyptian Jewry: Culture, Politics, and the Formation of a Modern Diaspora (1998) and Was the Red Flag Flying There? Marxist Politics and the Arab-Israeli Conflict in Egypt and Israel, 1948 65 (1990).

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