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by Christopher Hitchens,Edward W. Said
It contains essays by Said and Hitchens as well as other prominent advocates and activists including Ibrahim Abu-Lughod, Janet L. Abu-Lughod, Noam Chomsky, Norman G. Finkelstein, Rashid Khalidi.
Blaming the Victims book. Hitchens' essay is awesome and solid, as one should expect from Hitchens. Blaming the Victims shows how the historical fate of the Palestinians has been justified by spurious academic attempts to dismiss their claim to a home within the boundaries of historical Palestine and even to deny their very existence. The final essay is good, as an overview of Palestinian identity.
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Edward W. Said, Christopher Hitchens. Said (1935–2003) was University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia.
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Verso, 1988, 273 pp. Purchase. Like the Zionist versions of past and present aspects of the struggle over Palestine, these essays also tend to find truth and right all on one side. One essay, that of Noam Chomsky on terrorism, defeats itself by polemical overstatement. The final chapter, a profile of the Palestinian people, is a measured and sober presentation, partisan of course but a useful counterbalance to opposing partisan interpretations uncritically accepted by so many in America. Blaming The Victims: Spurious Scholarship And The Palestinian Question.
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Blaming the Victims : Spurious Scholarship and the Palestinian Question. In this book Edward Said presents an argument for the right of Palestinians to the land known as Palestine. Since the 7th century Palestine had been predominantly Arab. For example a 1922 census showed that 78% of the population was Arab.
This book shows how the historical fate of the Palestinians has been justified by spurious academic attempts to dismiss their claim to a home within the boundaries of historical Palestine and even to deny their very existence.Blaming the Victims demonstrates with cold precision how the consistent denial of truth about the Palestinians by governments and the media in the West has led to the current impasse in Middle East politics. Controversial, forceful and above all honest it attempts to redress a sustained crime against historical truth in order to make a more rational political future in Palestine possible. With a new introduction by Edward Said and Christopher Hitchens and contributions by Norman G. Finkelstein, Peretz Kidron, Noam Chomsky, G.W. Bowerstock, Ibrahim Abu-Lughod, Rashid Khalidi, Janet L. Abu-Lughod, Muhammad Hallaj and Elia Zureik.
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