Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Forward: Edward W. Said, Scholar-Activist - Naseer H. Aruri Introduction - Nur Masalha Part I: Evolving Israeli Policies and Indigenous Resistance 1. Present Absentees and Indigenous Resistance - Nur Masalha 2. The State of Israel Versus the Palestinian Internal Refugees - Hillel Cohen 3. Patterns of Internal Displacement, Social Adjustment and the Challenge of Return- Nihad Boqai' 4. Forced Sedentarisation, Land Rights and Indigenous Struggle: The Palestinian Bedouin in the Negev - Isma'el Abu Sa'ad Part II: Palestinian Oral History and Memory 5. "A Muted Sort of Grief": Tales of Refuge in Nazareth (1948-2005) - Isabelle Humphries 6. Kafr Bir'im - William Dalrymple 7. The Nakba, Oral History and the Palestinian Peasantry: The Case of Lubya - Mahmoud 'Issa 8. Unrecognised Villages: Indigenous 'Ayn Hawd Versus Artists' Colony 'Ein Hod - Jonathan Cook 9. The Nakba in Hebrew: Israeli-Jewish Awareness of the Palestinian Catastrophe and Internal Refugees - Eitan Bronstein Part III: Human Rights and International Protection 10. The Real Roadmap to Peace: International Dimensions of the Internal Refugee Question - Ilan Pappe 11. International Protection and Durable Solutions - Terry Rempel Index
The Palestinian experience of displacement within Israel, told through oral history and memory
Dr Nur Masalha is a senior lecturer at St.Mary's College, University of Surrey. He has published a number of books on Palestine and Israel and is the editor of Holy Land Studies: A Multidisciplinary Journal (Edinburgh University Press). The contributors are distinguished authors and scholars and include William Dalrymple, Naseer Aruri, Ilan Pappe and Isma'il Abu Sa'ad. The book is dedicated to the memory of Edward W. Said.
'In this remarkable book, twelve writers brilliantly evoke the spirit of Edward Said to tell the unvarnished truth about Palestine and Israel.' - John Pilger 'A work of enormous significance.' - Dr Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian Legislative Council for Jerusalem