Article by Diana Muir
Did the early Zionists really believe that Palestine was a deserted, uninhabited land? For some, that’s what the phrase ‘a land without a people for a people without a land’ implies. Tracing the origins and use of this phrase, Diana Muir shows that to do so would be both to put Zionism on trial and to evacuate the question of the construction of Palestinian national identity.
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