The Invention of Ancient Israel: The Silencing of Palestinian History

The Invention of Ancient Israel: The Silencing of Palestinian History

Keith W. Whitelam


The Invention of historic Israel indicates how the heritage of historic Palestine has been obscured through the hunt for Israel. Keith W. Whitelam argues that historic Israel has been invented by way of students within the photo of a ecu country nation. He explores the theological and political assumptions that have formed examine into old Israel by way of Biblical students, and contributed to the immense community of scholarship which stated pointed out as 'Orientalist discourse'.
Keith W. Whitelam's groundbreaking research argues that Biblical students, via their conventional view of this zone, have contributed to dispossession of either a Palestinian land and a Palestinian prior. this can be vital examining for historians, biblical experts, social anthropologists and all people who find themselves drawn to the historical past of old Israel and Palestine.

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