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David A. McDonald rethinks the conventional history of the Palestinian crisis through an ethnographic analysis of music and musicians, protest songs, and popular culture. Charting a historical narrative that stretches from the late-Ottoman period through the end of the second Palestinian intifada, McDonald examines the shifting politics of music in its capacity to both reflect and shape fundamental aspects of national identity. Drawing case studies from Palestinian communities in Israel, in exile, and under occupation, McDonald grapples with the theoretical and methodological challenges of tracing "resistance" in the popular imagination, attempting to reveal the nuanced ways in which Palestinians have confronted and opposed the traumas of foreign occupation.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vi-vii
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  1. Illustrations
  2. pp. viii-x
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  1. Note on Transliterations
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Note on Accessing Performance Videos
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xvii-xx
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-16
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  1. Chapter 1. Nationalism, Belonging, and the Performativity of Resistance
  2. pp. 17-33
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  1. Chapter 2. Poets, Singers, and Songs: Voices in the Resistance Movement (1917–1967)
  2. pp. 34-77
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  1. Chapter 3. Al-Naksa and the Emergence of Political Song (1967–1987)
  2. pp. 78-115
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  1. Chapter 4. The First Intifada and the Generation of Stones (1987–2000)
  2. pp. 116-143
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  1. Chapter 5. Revivals and New Arrivals: The al-Aqsa Intifada (2000–2010)
  2. pp. 144-162
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  1. Chapter 6. “My Songs Can Reach the Whole Nation”: Baladna and Protest Song in Jordan
  2. pp. 163-198
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  1. Chapter 7. Imprisonment and Exile: Negotiating Power and Resistance in Palestinian Protest Song
  2. pp. 199-230
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  1. Chapter 8. New Directions and New Modalities: Palestinian Hip-Hop in Israel
  2. pp. 231-261
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  1. Chapter 9. “Carrying Words Like Weapons”: DAM Brings Hip-Hop to the West Bank
  2. pp. 262-282
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 283-286
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  1. Appendix: Song Lyric Transliterations
  2. pp. 287-304
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 305-320
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 321-330
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 331-338
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780822378280
Related ISBN
9780822354680
MARC Record
OCLC
1103685813
Pages
360
Launched on MUSE
2019-06-24
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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