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Identifying as Arab in Canada

A Century of Immigration History

While “Arabs” now attract considerable attention – from media, the state, and sociological studies – their history in Canada remains little known. Identifying as Arab in … 240 View

Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

From European Colony to US Power Projection Platform

One US military leader has called Israel “the intelligence equivalent of five CIAs.” An Israeli cabinet minister likens his country to “the equivalent of a dozen US aircraft … 252 View

Pay No Heed to the Rockets

Palestine in the Present Tense

Marcello Di Cintio first visited Palestine in 1999. Like most outsiders, the Palestinian narrative that he knew had been simplified by a seemingly unending struggle, a near-Sisyphean curse of … 264 View

Washington’s Long War on Syria

When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The … 280 View
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The Girl in the Green Dress

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The introduction describes the experience of the author as he crosses the border into Palestine. 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

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In the introduction, the author frames the book as a history of the Arab immigrant experience in Canada, covering the migratory trends, institutions the immigrants built in Canada, and their … 10 $1.00 Add
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Introduction

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From 1963 onward, Syrian governments in which Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party members Hafez al-Assad and his son Bashar played principal roles, were committed to the Arab nationalist values of … 28 $2.80 Add
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The Knowledge of Suffering

From: In Search of a Better World

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In this reading, human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan begins by recounting his own experiences coming to Canada from Iran as a result of the upheval of the 1970s. He interweaves personal … 76 $9.12 Add
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Anti-Semitism

From: Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

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Chapter One examines the history of anti-semitism as a tool of the political Right. The chapter explores how the roots of anti-semitism go much farther back than Hitler, but trace their roots … 14 $1.40 Add
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Leaving the Ottoman Empire for the Americas

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This first chapter covers the first period of the scope of the study, beginning with the end of the nineteenth century to the 1920s, when immigrants to Canada were leaving the Ottoman Empire, … 16 $1.60 Add
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The Den of Arabism

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

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The constitution of the Ba’ath Party made a proclamation in its very first line which Washington could have only regarded with deep hostility: “The Arabs are one nation which has its … 55 $5.50 Add
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The Homeland is Where None of This Can Happen

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This chapter describes the experiences of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish from the 1940s to the present. 25 $2.50 Add
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Pioneers and Adventurers

From: Identifying as Arab in Canada

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The second chapter, Pioneers and Adventurers, looks first at the identities of the first wave of Arab immigrants to North America. Then it considers the geographic spread and presence of this … 20 $2.00 Add
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Regime Change

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

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Two forces sought to topple the secular Arab nationalists of Ba’athist Syria, each for its own, and separate reasons. Both forces were equally determined to end the influence of secular … 31 $3.10 Add
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Whenever My Sore Heart Gets Hungry

The Quest for Land

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In this chapter, the author explores the evolution and current situation of the Palestinian poetry scene. He meets and talks to several poets living and working in Palestine. 49 $4.90 Add