Kingdom of olives and ash writers confront the occupation by Michael Chabon

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Subjects:

  • Human rights,
  • Occupied territories,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict,
  • Essays,
  • Israel-Arab War, 1967

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementAyelet Waldman and Michael Chabon, editors; Moriel Rothman-Zecher, associate editor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 432 pages
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27235226M
ISBN 100062431781, 1443448435
ISBN 109780062431783, 9781443448437
OCLC/WorldCa971527783

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