In 2009, Palestinians commemorated the 60th anniversary of the
Nakba - the most traumatic catastrophe that ever befell them. The
book explores ways of remembering and commemorating the Nakba,
dealing with the issue within the context of Palestinian oral
history, "social history from below," narratives of memory, and
the formation of collective identity. Masalha argues that to
write more truthfully about the Nakba is not just to practice... more...