Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi
Contributors:
Edited by
:
Camille Mansour
Leila Tarazi Fawaz
Publisher: 
The American University in Cairo Press
Publication Year: 
2009
Language: 
English
Number of Pages: 
365
Abstract

This collection of essays addresses, from varying perspectives, issues that have preoccupied Middle East scholars as well as twentieth-century Arab intellectuals: debates and struggles from the modern history of the Arab East that foreshadow those occurring today, the Ottoman legacy and its assessment over time, Palestinian Arab dynamics resulting from the cataclysm of the Palestine war, and their linkage with the everlasting imperial intervention. The volume is dedicated to Walid Khalidi, one of the most influential Palestinian intellectuals of the second half of the twentieth century, whose impact has been felt in scholarship, institution building, and politics. The essays are written by an impressive group of internationally recognized scholars—friends, former students, and colleagues of Khalidi. Contributors: Butrus Abu-Manneh, Laurie A. Brand, Jamil Hilal, Michael C. Hudson, Rashid Khalidi, Philip S. Khoury, Wm. Roger Louis, Adel Manna, Camille Mansour, Issam Nassar, Abdul-Karim Rafeq, André Raymond, Eric Rouleau, Sara Roy, May Seikaly, Salim Tamari.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Camille Mansour is professor of international relations at the Universities of Paris and the Sorbonne, and founder and Dean of the Faculty of Law and Public Administration, Birzeit University in the West Bank. He is a member of the Executive Committee and also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Palestine Studies.

Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Foreshadowing Present Debates and Struggles: Three Lives
'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi: Religious Tolerance and 'Arabness' in Ottoman Damascus
Badr al-Din al-Maqdisi: A Palestinian Shaykh Resisting French Occupation in Late Eighteenth-century Cairo
'Abd al-Rahman Shahbandar: An Independence Leader of Interwar Syria
Challenging Traditional Views of Middle East History
The Later Tanzimat and the Ottoman Legacy in the Near Eastern Successor States
Rereading the 1834 Revolt against Muhammad 'Ali in Palestine and Rethinking Ottoman Rule
The Great War and the Erasure of Palestine's Ottoman Past
Photography as Source Material for Jerusalem's Social History
Excavating Memory: Oral History and the Case of Suhmata
Palestine and the Middle East after the Nakba
Abd al-Nasser and the Palestinian National Movement: Chronicle of a Stormy Affair
The Birth and Evolution of Palestinian Statehood Strategy, 1948–82
Palestinian Elites: Waiting for an Elusive Statehood
State, Citizenship, and Diaspora: A Comparative Study
The Middle East in the International Arena
Palestine and the Consequences of the Suez Crisis, 1957–67
Palestine and the Middle East: From Vienne to Washington, 1815-2008
America's "Palestine Fatigue"
Beyond Palestine
On Dignity and Dissent: The Journey of a Child of Holocaust Survivors
Biography of Walid Khalidi
Publications by Walid Khalidi
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