Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

George Baramki Azar, Palestine: A Photographic Journey (California, 1991).

J. C. Tordai, Into the Promised Land (Cornerhouse, 1991).

Both of these books present photographs taken in the West Bank and Gaza Strip between 1988 and 1990 that transcend the usual images of stone-throwing youths and gun-wielding soldiers. Both photographers portray newly destitute families around their demolished houses, lines of people at UNRWA food distribution centers, children studying in dilapidated classrooms, peaceful rallies and demonstrations, and the painful wait for the wounded outside hospitals.

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How to cite this article:

Michelle Woodward "Photo Books on Palestine," Middle East Report 194-195 (July/August 1995).