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Gaza an inquest into its martyrdom by Norman G. Finkelstein

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Published .
Written in English


  • Human rights,
  • Palestinian Arabs,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict,
  • Crimes against,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNorman G. Finkelstein
LC ClassificationsJC599.G26 F55 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 419 pages
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26945488M
ISBN 100520295714
ISBN 109780520295711
LC Control Number2017015719

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Jan 01,  · About the Book "In its comprehensive sweep, deep probing and acute critical analysis, Finkelstein's study stands alone."—Noam Chomsky "No one who ventures an opinion on Gaza is entitled to do so without taking into account the evidence in this book.". Mar 02,  · Gaza: A History should be entitled Gaza: A Modern History. The book dispenses with ancient history of more than 2, years is a few pages. I was hoping for more as Gaza and the region around it were an important region for the Philistines, part of the ancient Sea Peoples, who invaded the area, were beaten back by Egypt and settled in the area Cited by: 6. Sep 01,  · Jean-Pierre Filiu’s book is the first comprehensive history of Gaza in any language. Squeezed between the Negev and Sinai deserts on the one hand and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, Gaza was contested by the Pharaohs, the Persians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Arabs, the Fatimids, the Mamluks, the Crusaders and the Ottomans. Days of Palestine, Gaza. K likes. Days of Palestine is an electronic platform specialised in providing first-hand news, information, photos and videos about the Israeli occupation for Palestine Followers: K.

The known history of Gaza spans 4, years. Gaza was ruled, destroyed and repopulated by various dynasties, empires, and peoples. Originally a Canaanite settlement, it came under the control of the ancient Egyptians for roughly years before being conquered and becoming one . A classic Finkelstein book demonstrating his tenacity to get at the minutiae and details of an issue through text. Much in the vein of his previous book "Beyond Chutzpah", Finkelstein delves into United Nations and Amnesty International reports about Gaza to illustrate the way that Israeli hasbara (propaganda) works to keep such international organisations in line with its Zionist agenda/5. Eyeless in Gaza is a bestselling novel by Aldous Huxley, first published in The title originates from a phrase in John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Promise was that I Should Israel from Philistian yoke deliver; Ask for this great deliverer now, and find himAuthor: Aldous Huxley. Nov 15,  · The following residency I read from my second book, The Ginseng Hunter, and on the return flight to California, thoughts that the Gaza book was dead swarmed me. I had, for the first time in my twenty-three years of writing, doubts, and felt trapped as a writer.

Gaza An Inquest Into Its Martyrdom (Book): Finkelstein, Norman G.: "Gaza is among the most densely populated places in the world. Two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half the population is under eighteen years of age. Since Israel occupied Gaza in , it has systematically de-developed the economy. After Hamas won democratic elections in , Israel intensified its. Apr 02,  · This year, Dr. Norman G. Finkelstein published another book on the Israel-Palestine conflict, Gaza: an inquest into its martyrdom. It covers the recent history of violence inflicted upon the Palestinians in the Gaza strip since , or more succinctly in the opening words of Finkelstein, “This book is not about Gaza. Library & Bookshop For Gaza, Gaza Strip. 4, likes · 6 talking about this. You can help establish the library by either donating books (new and used books) or by donating money. Money are sent via 5/5(20). Jan 09,  · Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom is an extraordinary book. It is also a difficult book to read. In his preface, Norman Finkelstein writes that this work “has been a painstaking, fastidious undertaking born of a visceral detestation of falsehood, in particular when it is put in the service of power and human life hangs in the balance.”.