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A battlefield of memory: the Nakba and the Holocaust as exclusive victimhood narratives

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Situated in the post-Oslo era, this work constitutes a parallel analysis of the collective transmission of the foundational pasts in Israeli-Jewish and Palestinian society, respectively the Holocaust and the Nakba. Through the application of postmodern criticism to Maurice Halbwachs’ unitary understanding of group memory transmission, this thesis exposes the existence and perpetuation of exclusive and ethnocentric victimhood narratives that provide the theoretical foundations for an ensuin...

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HUMS
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Oriental Studies Faculty
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The Anglo-Israeli Foundation More from this funder
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds More from this funder
The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust More from this funder
The Council for British Research in the Levant More from this funder
The University of Oxford More from this funder
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2019-09-30

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