Zionism from the Standpoint of its Victims

In this essay Edward Said examines what he argues has been the concealed history of Zionism–its links to 19th and early 20th century European imperialism (the theory) and colonialism (the practice)–and its political cost to the native inhabitants of Palestine.

Access to the the full essay (part of a Said’s larger work The Question of Palestine), in the Winter 1979 issue of Social Text, is available through JSTOR, by clicking here.

To read selected excerpts, click here.

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