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Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness

Rashid Khalidi; With a New Introduction by the Author

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Paper, 352 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-231-15075-0
$27.95 / £19.95

December, 2009
Cloth, 352 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-231-15074-3
$80.00 / £55.00

This foundational text now features a new introduction by Rashid Khalidi reflecting on the significance of his work over the past decade and its relationship to the struggle for Palestinian nationhood. Khalidi also casts an eye to the future, noting the strength of Palestinian identity and social solidarity yet wondering whether current trends will lead to Palestinian statehood and independence.

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About the Author

Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University. He is also the author of Under Siege: P. L.O. Decisionmaking During the 1982 War, The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood, and Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East, and coeditor of The Origins of Arab Nationalism.

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