The Palestine Question and the American Context

Abstract: 

In this work, Edward Said analyzes the U.S. political arena and U.S. society, with regards to the Palestinian cause. He demonstrates that there is an important difference between the stance of the political elite and that of civil society which is more receptive with regards to the rights of the Palestinian people. He argues that it is necessary for the Palestinian media and political movements to target U.S. civil society to a greater extent.

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About the Author(s)

Edward W. SAID, a leading Arab-American intellectual, was University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is the author of seventeen books, including Orientalism, which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Culture and Imperialism, Representations of the Intellectual, The Politics of Dispossession, and Out of Place: A Memoir.

PRODUCT DETAILS

Publisher(s):
Institute for Palestine Studies
Edition:
Publication Date:
1979
Language: English
Number of Pages:
30