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Author Qumsiyeh, Mazin B

Title Popular resistance in Palestine : a history of hope and empowerment / Mazin B. Qumsiyeh

Publ Info London ; New York : Pluto Press, 2011
Distributed in the United States of America by Palgrave Macmillan
 CCE Main Collection  DS119.7 .Q74 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Prov.  DS119.7 .Q74 2011    AVAILABLE
 PC  DS125 .Q55 2011    AVAILABLE
 RIC  DS119.7 .Q74 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DS125 .Q55 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 290 pages ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- What we want : plurality, justice, human rights -- The logic of popular resistance -- The local context of popular resistance -- Popular resistance during Ottoman rule -- Balfour, Al-Buraq and the Zionist build-up, 1917-35 -- The Great Revolt of 1936-39 -- Devastation to Nakba, 1939-48 -- From Nakba to Naksa, 1948-67 -- One state of oppression, 1967-86 -- Intifadet Al-Hijara, 1987-91 -- Madrid, Oslo and the Al-Aqsa Intifada -- Boycotts, divestments and sanctions -- Conclusions and outlook for the future -- Appendix : local civil resistance nonviolent struggle groups
Note "The contains hundreds of stories of the heroic and highly innovative methods of resistance employed by the Palestinians over more than 100 years. The author also analyses the successes, failures, missed opportunities, and challenges facing ordinary Palestinians as they struggle for freedom against the incredible odds."--P. [4] of cover
LC subject Palestine -- History -- 20th century
Palestine -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Nonviolence -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century
Arab-Israeli conflict -- History -- 20th century
Jewish-Arab relations -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780745330693 (pbk.)
074533069X (pbk.)
9780745330709 (hbk.)
0745330703 (hbk.)