The Palestinian Nakba and its Continuous Repercussions

  title={The Palestinian Nakba and its Continuous Repercussions},
  author={Adel Manna},
  journal={Israel Studies},
  pages={86 - 99}
  • A. Manna
  • Published 16 March 2013
  • Political Science
  • Israel Studies
INTRODUCTION A number of books were published in Arabic about the meaning of the Arab colossal defeat (Nakba) in 1948 and its implications during the first decade following this eventful catastrophe. In the summer of 1948, Constantine Zurayk was the first to try and analyze the reasons behind the Nakba, followed by Musa al-‘Alami during the following year.1 However, in the years that ensued, very little was published about the meanings of the Nakba and its repercussions, either by Palestinians… 
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