The Institute for Palestine Studies has announced that Walid Khalidi’s 1984 book Before Their Diaspora is now available online:
The Institute for Palestine Studies is proud to announce that Walid Khalidi’s classic work Before Their Diaspora is now an interactive website, database, and digital book. To view the digital edition of the book and browse its content, click here: btd.palestine-studies.org.
Before Their Diaspora is a visual journey into Palestine before 1948. Every aspect of Palestinian society comes to life in the nearly 500 photographs, carefully selected from thousands available in private and public collections throughout the world. Descriptive, analytical texts introduce each of the five historical periods into which the book is divided. Carefully researched, captions identify the time, place, personalities and context of each photograph.