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Chapter One

Dan Rabinowitz and Khawla Abu-Baker

in Coffins on Our Shoulders

Published by University of California Press

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780520244412
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520938960 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520244412.003.0002
Chapter One

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This chapter presents a sociohistorical analysis of the Palestinian citizens of Israel that demonstrates that the Stand-Tall Generation was preceded by two earlier ones. It focuses on the first of the two, the generation of survivors—Palestinians who, in the aftermath of the dramatic war of 1948, found themselves trapped in a state they never wanted, let alone invited.

Keywords: Israel; Palestinian citizens; Stand-Tall Generation; sociohistorical analysis

Chapter.  7768 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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