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Popular Resistance in Palestine – A History of Hope and Empowerment

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Celebrated author Ghada Karmi argues that the only practical solution to the conflict is for Palestinians and Israelis to live together in a secular democratic state

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by Mazin B. Qumsiyeh

Armed resistance, suicide bombings, and rocket attacks, populate the Western media’s depiction of Palestinian resistance. Synthesising data from hundreds of original sources, Dr Mazin Qumsiyeh provides the most comprehensive study of the always creative, often peaceful, civil resistance in Palestine.

Successes, failures, missed opportunities and challenges are chronicled through hundreds of stories from over 100 years of Palestinian resistance. The book critically and comparatively surveys uprisings under Ottoman rule, against the Balfour Declaration and the Oslo Accords, all the way up to the Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions movement.

The compelling human stories told in this book will inspire people of all faiths and political backgrounds to chart a better and more informed direction for a future of peace with justice.

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Weight 2 lbs
Book Specifications

Published by Pluto Press in Nov 2010
Paperback ISBN: 9780745330693
304 pages
135mm x 215mm