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Zionism as the Other in Curricula and Textbooks of the Palestinian National Authority

  • Samira Alayan
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Educational Media book series (PSEM)

Abstract

This study analyses the Palestinian history textbooks that were developed by the Palestinian National Authority’s (PNA) Ministry of Education and have been taught in schools since 2000. They are included in the curriculum for all Palestinian schools (governmental and private) in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, including schools in East Jerusalem, where, despite its special status, schools observe the curricula and textbooks prescribed by the Palestinian Ministry of Education (Alayan 2012).

Textbooks Cited

  1. Al-Tārīkh al-‘Arabī al-Hadīth wa al-Mu’āsir. [Modern and Contemporary Arab History], 9th grade. Ed. Ministry of Education, Palestine. 2010.Google Scholar
  2. Tārīkh al-‘Usūr al-Wusta. [History of the Middle Ages], 7th grade. Ed. Ministry of Education, Palestine. 2011.Google Scholar
  3. Tārīkh al-Hadāra al-‘Arabiyya al-Islāmiyya. [History of Arab-Islamic Civilisation], 8th grade. Ed. Ministry of Education, Palestine. 2011.Google Scholar
  4. Tārīkh al-‘Ālam al-Hadīth wa al-Mu’āsir. [Modern and Contemporary World History], 10th grade. Ed. Ministry of Education, Palestine. 2011.Google Scholar
  5. Tārīkh Filastīn al-Hadīth wa al-Mu’āsir [al-Juz’ al-Awwal]. [Modern and Contemporary History of Palestine (Part I)], 11th grade. Ed. Ministry of Education, Palestine. 2011.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samira Alayan
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  1. 1.Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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