Frank Maria

Frank Maria : A Search for Justice and Peace in the Middle East

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The Frank Maria papers, all 100 linear feet of it which I first saw with amazement at his Pumpkin Hill residence in 2002, is literally a treasure trove of historical information on the Arab American experience of the mid-late 20th Century. It reflects the energetic life of someone who was passionately devoted to increasing understanding about the Arab world and promoting peace and stability in that part of the world and beyond. As one of the nation's leading spokespersons from an Arab American perspective and as an activist in numerous organizations, Maria's papers contain some of the richest documentation available anywhere for studying the dynamic evolution of the Arab American community. It is a privilege, on behalf of the Immigration History Research Center, to serve as stewards of this exceptional resource material. Joel Wurl, Curator and Assistant Director, Immigration Research History Center, University of Minnesota If you want to understand the history of American foreign policy related to the creation and maintenance of Israel in defiance of the rights of the indigenous Palestinians, read this book. Seen through the life and work of Dr. Fank Maria whose tireless efforts for justice in the Middle East are legion, the book provides untold details of U.S. involvement with Israel found in no other account. Always a meticulous preserver of documents, letters, meeting notes, etc., the life of Frank Maria chronicles one of the most important developments in World history. Elaine Hagopian, Professor Emerita of Sociology, Simmons College
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Product details

  • Hardback | 740 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 44mm | 1,234g
  • Bloomington, United States
  • English
  • 1
  • 1434300005
  • 9781434300003