Historical Dictionary of Palestine
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BeschreibungFocuses on people, events, factions, and institutions relating to the emergence of Palestine as an independent state during the 20th century, covering previous history only in that context, and omitting Palestinians living in Israel or in exile. Includes a series of maps illustrating the shifting bo
PortraitNafez Y. Nazzal was born in Palestine and presently teaches at Brigham Young University, Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. Laila A. Nazzal was born in Palestine and presently teaches at Brigham Young University, Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies.
Pressestimmen...a useful guide...useful to those who already have...knowledge of the history and culture of the region. American Reference Books Annual Nafez Y. and Laila A. Nazzal have done an immensely useful service in compiling their dictionary...this work is more than a dictionary...a very good...introduction...an extensive bibliography...in the area of historical objectivity, it is superior to previous attempts...solid in scholarship and completeness, and, politically speaking, has a conciliatory, moderate tone... MESA Bulletin ...a fact-filled guide that provides information on notable people, places, institutions, parties and movements, as well as Palestinian culture and tradition. Middle East Journal ...contains useful data about personalities, organizations, events, places, and terms. Journal Of Palestine Studies ...this book should become an essential companion for any politician, diplomat, academic, journalist or lawyer seriously concerned with Arab-Israel matters. Royal Society For Asian Affairs The entries are clear, concise, and well written. Excellent cross-references appear throughout...a list of acronyms and a helpful statement on transliteration add to the dictionary's usefulness. An excellent work that will help students and faculty as the venture into the murky waters of 20th-century Palestine. Academic readers, all levels. CHOICE
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1997
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten