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A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Keith P. Feldman

Abstract

A Shadow over Palestine brings a new, deeply informed, and transnational perspective to the decades and the cultural forces that have shaped sharply differing ideas of Israel’s standing with the United States—right up to the violent divisions of today. Focusing on the period from 1960 to 1985, author Keith P. Feldman reveals the centrality of Israel and Palestine in postwar U.S. imperial culture. Some representations of the region were used to manufacture “commonsense” racial ideologies underwriting the conviction that liberal democracy must coexist with racialized conditions of segregation, b ... More

Keywords: Black-Arab connections, Palestine solidarity, Racial liberalism, Holocaust memory, Black freedom struggles, Arab American activism, OrientalismAmerican Jews, Women of Color Feminisms, Anti-semitism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780816694501
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Keith P. Feldman, author

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