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Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Edited by: Camille Mansour, Leila Fawaz | Contributions by: Butrus Abu-Manneh, Laurie A. Brand, Jamil Hilal

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This book offers a collective look at aspects of the historical background to the continuing Palestinian question. This collection of essays addresses, from varying perspectives, issues that have preoccupied Middle East scholars as well as twentieth-century Arab intellectuals: debates and struggles from the modern history of the Arab East that foreshadow those occurring today, the Ottoman legacy and its assessment over time, Palestinian Arab dynamics resulting from the cataclysm of the Palestine war, and their linkage with the everlasting imperial intervention. The volume is dedicated to Walid Khalidi, one of the most influential Palestinian intellectuals of the second half of the twentieth century, whose impact has been felt in scholarship, institution building, and politics. The essays are written by an impressive group of internationally recognized scholars - friends, former students, and colleagues of Khalidi.

Author Info

CAMILLE MANSOUR is dean of the Faculty of Law and Public Administration at Birzeit University. LEILA FAWAZ is founding director of the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies and Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies at Tufts University.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press

Hardback
ISBN: 9789774162473
Publication Date: 14 Jun 2009
Number of Pages: 392
Height: 229
Width: 152
Illustrations: 4 b/w illustrations

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