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The Guardians’ Communities and Memories of Catastrophes

Anaheed Al-Hardan

in Palestinians in Syria

Published by Columbia University Press

Published in print April 2016 | ISBN: 9780231176361
Published online September 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780231541220 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.003.0006
The Guardians’ Communities and Memories of Catastrophes

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This chapter thinks through the ways in which the generation of Palestine remember the past through their different communities, and the ways in which these memories mark them as communities. Their Nakba memories are also explored thematically, through mythic, heroic, survival, shaming and ambivalent memories.

Keywords: Palestinians; Syria; Nakba; Memory; Refugee

Chapter.  13471 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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