Writing about the economic role of Palestinian rural women during the British Mandate resembles trying to see through an opaque screen of piled-up history volumes, in Arabic, Hebrew, English, or other European languages, all describing the major historic events of Ottoman and Mandatory Palestine. Through this curtain, you hear the roar of marching armies, the rhetorical speeches of the male leaders of the Arab Higher Committee, the clacking boots of the male revolutionaries on the hills of the Galilee, or the folkloric chanting of the fellaheen. But where are the fellahat?
|Title of host publication||The Social and Cultural History of Palestine|
|Subtitle of host publication||Essays in Honour of Salim Tamari|
|Publisher||Edinburgh University Press|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9781399503631, 9781399503648|
|State||Published - Jan 2023|