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Against the Stranger: Lives in Occupied Territory

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Translated from the Arabic, intifada means the shivering caused by fever. In political terms it means an explosion. The Palestinian uprising erupted in the Gaza strip in December 1987 after 20 years of Israeli military occupation. It quickly spread to the West Bank and Jerusalem. What the world saw of the intifada were the photographs of Israeli soldiers breaking ...more
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published December 31st 1993 by Viking Books
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Excellent book - Di Giovanni goes into Israel and the West Bank to explore the conflicts between the Israelis and Palestinians - it's clear what her POV is. Really sad stuff in here.
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Janine di Giovanni is one of Europe's most respected and experienced reporters, with vast experience covering war and conflict. Her reporting has been called "established, accomplished brilliance" and she has been cited as "the finest foreign correspondent of our generation".

Born in the US, she began reporting by covering the first Palestinian intifada in the late 1980s and went on to report nearl
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