A Child in Palestine

Through his most celebrated creation, the witness-child Handala, al-Ali criticized the brutality of Israeli occupation, the venality and corruption of the regimes in the region, and the suffering of the Palestinian people, earning him many ...

A Child in Palestine

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A Child in Palestine
Language: en
Pages: 117
Authors: Naji Al-Ali
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-23 - Publisher: Verso Books

Naji al-Ali grew up in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh in the south Lebanese city of Sidon, where his gift for drawing was discovered by the Palestinian poet Ghassan Kanafani in the late 1950s. Early the following decade he left for Kuwait, embarking on a thirty-year career that
A Child in Palestine
Language: en
Pages: 117
Authors: Nājī ʻAlī, Naji Al-Ali
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Verso

A collection of works by the late Palestinian political cartoonist offers insight into his childhood in a refugee camp and discovery by poet Ghassan Kanafani, in a volume that reflects his non-allegiance to a political party and his use of stark and symbolic imagery.
Children of Israel, Children of Palestine
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Laurel Holliday
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Israeli Jews and Palestinians appear side by side for the first time in this remarkable book to share powerful feelings and reflections on growing up in one of the world's longest and most dangerous conflicts. Here, thirty-six men and women, boys and girls, tell of their coming-of-age in a land
Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israel
Language: en
Pages: 459
Authors: Mark LeVine, Gershon Shafir
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"This wonderful volume illuminates the human dimensions of the complex and often painful history of modern Palestine/Israel by vividly relating the life stories of a variety of individuals and exploring how their experiences have been profoundly shaped by the recurrent struggles over this land. It highlights the importance of human
Children of Palestine
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Reader in Anthropology and Forced Migration Dawn Chatty, Dawn Chatty, Gillian Lewando Hundt
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Palestinian children and young people living both within and outside of refugee camps in the Middle East are the focus of this book. For more than half a century these children and their caregivers have lived a temporary existence in the dramatic and politically volatile landscape that is the Middle