Palestine: A Guide

Publisher: The Armchair Traveller at the bookHaus; 2Rev Ed Date of Publication: 2007 Author: Shahin, Mariam 2nd Author: Azar, George

Palestine: A Traveller’s Guide is an insider’s look at where, and how, Palestinians live today. This remarkable tour through the historic Palestinian homeland is guided by some of the country’s most gifted writers, journalists, academics and photographers. Intimate and honest, this guidebook offers an insider’s key to understanding the Palestinians and their relationship to their homeland, past and present. Explore the monuments of the past, as well as the vibrant towns, cities, hamlets and refugee camps of an emerging nation. Palestine: A Traveller’s Guide offers the visitor an authentic vision of why, despite lacking legal status as a state, Palestine is a real place on the world map. Mariam Shahin, journalist and author, has been living and working in the Arab world for two decades. She is co-author of Unheard Voices: Iraqi Women on Sanctions and War as well as guidebooks to Egypt and Jordan. Her work frequently appears on both television documentaries and special news programmes for the BBC.