“This is our land”: collective violence, property law, and imagining the geography of Palestine

@article{Fields2012ThisIO,
  title={“This is our land”: collective violence, property law, and imagining the geography of Palestine},
  author={G. Fields},
  journal={Journal of Cultural Geography},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={267 - 291}
}
  • G. Fields
  • Published 2012
  • Geography, Sociology
  • Journal of Cultural Geography
  • This study seeks to explain the origins of two types of violence occurring on the Palestinian landscape, the erasure of Palestinian farms and the demolition of Palestinian homes. Such violence has two sources. One source derives from an enduring practice of meaning-making about geographical places that has inspired groups with territorial ambitions to seize control of the landscapes they covet and is referred to by Edward Said as the crafting of “imaginative geographies.” The second source… CONTINUE READING
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