British Writers In Support of Palestine


Suad Amiry
Traditional Floor Tiles in Palestine
(Ramallah : RIWAQ Centre for Architectural History, 2000)

The Palestinian Village Home
(London : British Museum Publications, 1989)

Kamal Boullata
Palestinian Art 1850-2005
(London : Saqi aka Al Saqi Books, 2009)

Benjamin Brinner
Playing Across a Divide : Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters
(Oxford University Press, 2009)
Follows the bands Bustan Abraham and Alei Hazayit from their creation and throughout their careers, as well as the collaborative projects of Israeli artist Yair Dalal,

Martin Bunton
The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict : A Very Short Introduction
(Oxford University Press, Very Short Introduction series, 2013)

Samih K. Farsoun
Culture and Customs of the Palestinians
( Greenwood Press, 2004)

Laila El-Haddad & Maggie Schmitt
The Gaza Kitchen : A Palestinian Culinary Journey
(Charlottesville, Virginia : Just World Books, 2013)
This particular Palestinian pantry features over 100, well illustrated recipes, and local history too.

Samia Halaby, with introduction by Inea Bushnaq
Samia Halaby
(Beirut, Lebanon : Fine Arts Publishing, 2006)

Gordon Hon, editor
What Remains to be Seen : Art & Political Conflict : Views from Britain, Israel, Palestine & Northern Ireland
(London : Multi Exposure, 2004)
This book presents the work of three artists, Aissa Deebi (Palestine), Miki Kratsman (Israel) [and] Susan Trangmar (Britain)’ – p.7.

Ewa Jasiewicz (author), Jon Sack (illustrator)
Prisoners of Love : A Story from the Freedom Flotilla
Graphic novel format published by Jon Sack, 2011

Moslih Kanaaneh, Stig-Magnus Thorsén, Heather Bursheh, and David A. McDonald, editors
Palestinian Music and Song : Expression and Resistance Since 1900
Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, [ 2013]

Widad Kamel Kawar
& Margarita Skinner
Palestinian Embroidery Motifs
(Rimal Publications, 2007)

Widad Kamel Kawar
Threads of Identity: Preserving Palestinian Custume and Heritage
(Rimal Publications, 2011)

Tex Kerschen
Made in Palestine : Station Museum, Houston, Texas, May-October, 2003
(Houston : Ineri Publishing, 2003)

Zia Krohn & Joyce Lagerweij
Concrete Messages : Street Art on the Israeli-Palestinian Separation Barrier
(Stockholm : Dokument ; London : Turnaround [distributor], 2010)

Bashir Makhoul & Gordon Hon
The Origins of Palestinian Art
(Liverpool University Press, 2013)

Dalia Manor
Art in Zion
(Routledge, 2004/2010)
Mandate-era Zionist settlers try to create their own Jewish Palestine-European art.

Bashir Makhoul
The Origins of Palestinian Art
(Liverpool University Press, 2014)

Samar Martha (curator) & Nicola Gray, editors
The Other Shadow of the City
(London : ArtSchool Palestine/Platform for Contemporary Arts, 2010)

William Parry
Against the Wall : The Art of Resistance in Palestine
(Pluto Press, 2010)

Charles Pocock, Samar Faruqi, and Noura Haggag, editors
Art Palestine : Nabil Anani, Tayseer Barakat, Sliman Mansour
(London : Art Advisory Associates Ltd : [distributor] Bartholomews Specialist Distribution Ltd, 2011)

Elizabeth Price
Embroidering a Life : Palestinian Women and Embroidery
(Jerusalem : Sunbula / Palestine Heritage Center, 1999, 48 pages)
Interviews with twenty women from the West Bank, Gaza, and a Bedouin community in the Negev.

Margaret Skinner & Widad Kamel Kawar
Palestinian Embroidery Motifs : A Treasury of Stitches, 1850-1950
(Nicosia : Rimal Publications, 2000s?, 203 pages)

Shelagh Weir
Embroidery from Palestine
(University of Washington Press, 87 pages)
Details from 19th to the mid-20th century.



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