The Forgotten Palestinians: A History of the Palestinians in Israel

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Yale University Press, Jun 28, 2011 - History - 336 pages
For more than 60 years, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have lived as Israeli citizens within the borders of the nation formed at the end of the 1948 conflict. Occupying a precarious middle ground between the Jewish citizens of Israel and the dispossessed Palestinians of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Palestinians have developed an exceedingly complex relationship with the land they call home; however, in the innumerable discussions of the Israel-Palestine problem, their experiences are often overlooked and forgotten.

In this book, historian Ilan Pappé examines how Israeli Palestinians have fared under Jewish rule and what their lives tell us about both Israel's attitude toward minorities and Palestinians' attitudes toward the Jewish state. Drawing upon significant archival and interview material, Pappé analyzes the Israeli state's policy towards its Palestinian citizens, finding discrimination in matters of housing, education, and civil rights. Rigorously researched yet highly readable, The Forgotten Palestinians brings a new and much-needed perspective to the Israel-Palestine debate.
 

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Contents

3450_00a_Prologue
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3450_00b_Intro
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3450_03_CH03
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DIVThe best selling author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, Ilan Pappé is currently Professor of History at Exeter University, UK, and previously taught at Haifa University, Israel. He lives in the UK./div

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