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American Palestine

Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land mania

by Hilton Obenzinger

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Palestine,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.,
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Travel -- Palestine.,
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Travel -- Palestine.,
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.,
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Americans -- Palestine -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature.,
    • Public opinion -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Palestine -- Foreign public opinion, American -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Palestine -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-309) and index.

      StatementHilton Obenzinger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2384.C53 O24 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL35639M
      ISBN 100691007284, 0691009732
      LC Control Number99020728

      During the first Palestinian uprising in , Jeffrey Goldberg – an American Jew – served as a guard at the largest prison camp in Israel. One of his prisoners was Rafiq, a . I see. And your next book is a novel, Mornings in Jenin. This is the first English-language epic novel to comprehensively express the Palestinian tragedy. Susan Abulhawa is a Palestinian-American and the novel starts shortly before the ethnic cleansing of /8 in a village near Haifa and it follows a family driven out of their village to a refugee camp in Jenin.

      The following is an excerpt from Marcy Jane Knopf-Newman’s book The Politics of Teaching Palestine to Americans. Originally published in , a paperback edition was released in December   Ramzy Baroud is a journalist, author and editor of Palestine Chronicle. His latest book is The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story (Pluto Press, London, ). He earned a Ph.D. in Palestine Studies.

      with. Dr. Michael R. Fischbach, Professor of History at Randolph-Macon College A light snack is served at p.m. Livestreamed talk begins promptly at p.m.; The Arab-Israeli conflict constituted a serious problem for the American Left in the s: pro-Palestinian activists hailed the Palestinian struggle against Israel as part of a fundamental restructuring of the global .   The webpage of the "Consulate General of the United States - Jerusalem" seems to imply that Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine. There are no activities I can find that take place on the Israeli side of the Green Line. For example, the Consulate in Jerusalem offers 25 Fulbright Scholarships - with the following condition: applicants must be "legal residents of Gaza Strip, .


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