Palestinian Refugees: Mythology, Identity, and the Search for Peace


A veteran Australian civil servant in the Middle East examines the role of memories and mythologies in Palestinian society and politics, particularly regarding refugees; and the challenges that issues of identity pose to building a secure and sustainable peace between Israelis and Palestinians. He also considers the impact of the mythologies on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 2003


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