Memory and Violence in the Middle East and North Africa

ISBN-10: 0253217989

ISBN-13: 9780253217981

Edition: 2006

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List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 3/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Ussama Makdisi is Associate Professor of History at Rice University.Paul A. Silverstein is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Reed College.

Preface and Acknowledgments
Note on Transliteration
Introduction: Memory and Violence in the Middle East and North Africa
Violence and Sacrifice
A Death Revisited: Solidarity and Dissonance in a Muslim-Christian Palestinian Community
Martyrdom and Destiny: The Inscription and Imagination of Algerian History
Patriotic Sacrifice and the Burden of Memory in Israeli Secular National Hebrew Culture
Resolution and Reconciliation
Commemoration under Fire: Palestinian Responses to the 1956 Kafr Qasim Massacre
The Making and Unmaking of Memories: The Case of a Multi-Confessional Village in Lebanon
The Algerian War in French Memory: Vengeful Memory's Violence
Archaeology of Memory
Can the Subaltern Remember? A Pessimistic View of the Victims of Zionism
Beirut, a City without History?
Archaeology, Nationhood, and Settlement
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