Before Their Diaspora: A Photographic History of the Palestinians 1876-1948
By: Walid Khalidi
Before Their Diaspora is a visual journey into Palestine before 1948. Every important aspect of Palestinian society comes to life in the nearly 500 photographs, carefully selected from thousands available in private and public collections throughout the world. Descriptive, analytical texts, introduce each of the five historical periods into which the book is divided. Carefully researched, captions identify the time, place, personalities and context of each photograph.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Born in Jerusalem, Walid KHALIDI was educated at the University of London and Oxford University. He taught at Oxford, the American University of Beirut, and Harvard. Khalidi is the general secretary of the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Language: English (This Title is Also Available in Arabic)
2010, Paperback, 351 pages