Encyclopaedia Palestina. First Section [Al Mawsu’a al Falastiniyya]. COMPLETE – FOUR VOLUMES.

Hashim, Abd al Hadi & Anis Sayigh and Others.

Book ID: 19107


4to. [54], 646 pp / 653 pp / 690 pp / 662 pp., Arabic text, profusely illustrated in b/w & colour photographs, maps, plans, double column, hard back in d/w, end paper plates, covers of volumes 1 and 2 very slightly damaged, otherwise copies in very good condition, Al-Mawsu’a al-Falastiniyya, Damascus, first edition, 1984.


An important source of information covering biographies of Palestinian personalities throughout history, Palestinian revolutions and struggle, and information about villages, cities, social and economic life.
Anis Sayigh (November 3, 1931 – December 25, 2009) was a Palestinian Arab historian. He chaired the Palestine Research Centre and was one of the main driving forces behind the Palestinian Encyclopaedia. He was the target of an Israeli assassination attempt in 1972, receiving a letter bomb which resulted in a partial loss of his eyesight and loss of several fingers.

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