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A History Of Modern Palestine

Author : Ilan Pappe
ISBN : 0521556325
Genre : History
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Examines Palestinian history and covers the Ottomans in the 1800s, the reign of Muhammad Ali, the coming of the early Zionists, the British mandate, the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, and the intifadas of 1987 and 2000.
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The Boundaries Of Modern Palestine 1840 1947

Author : Gideon Biger
ISBN : 0714656542
Genre : History
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This is the first book to deal with one of the major issues in the Middle East - Boundary delimitation. Archive sources are used in order to present the hidden motives and activities, the people involved and the actual process itself.
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A History Of Modern Palestine

Author : Ilan Pappé
ISBN : 1139855816
Genre : Electronic books
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Ilan Pappe traces the history of the Palestine from the Ottomans in the 19th century, through the British Mandate, the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, and the subsequent wars and conflicts which have dominated this region. This second edition includes the events of the 1990s and early 21st century.
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A History Of Palestine

Author : Gudrun Krämer
ISBN : 9780691150079
Genre : History
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It is impossible to understand Palestine today without a careful reading of its distant and recent past. But until now there has been no single volume in English that tells the history of the events--from the Ottoman Empire to the mid-twentieth century--that shaped modern Palestine. The first book of its kind, A History of Palestine offers a richly detailed interpretation of this critical region's evolution. Starting with the prebiblical and biblical roots of Palestine, noted historian Gudrun Krämer examines the meanings ascribed to the land in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions. Paying special attention to social and economic factors, she examines the gradual transformation of Palestine, following the history of the region through the Egyptian occupation of the mid-nineteenth century, the Ottoman reform era, and the British Mandate up to the founding of Israel in 1948. Focusing on the interactions of Arabs and Jews, A History of Palestine tells how these connections affected the cultural and political evolution of each community and Palestine as a whole.
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Anthology Of Modern Palestinian Literature

Author : Salma K. Jayyusi
ISBN : 0231075081
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Jayyusi presents in English translation a Palestinian world view characterized by intensity, paradox, aspiration, and eloquence. Anthology of Modern Palestinian Literature will certainly become indispensable to anyone with a serious interest in contemporary Arab culture.
Category: Literary Criticism

Palestinian Identity

Author : Rashid Khalidi
ISBN : 023115075X
Genre : History
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Reprint of work originally published in 1997. New introduction by the author.
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The Israel Palestine Question

Author : Ilan Pappé
ISBN : 041516947X
Genre : History
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This study assimilates diverse interpretations of the origins of the Middle East conflict with emphasis on the fight for Palestine and its religious and political roots. It draws largely on the historical revisionism of the last two decades.
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Struggle And Survival In Palestine Israel

Author : Mark LeVine
ISBN : 9780520262539
Genre : History
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"This wonderful volume illuminates the human dimensions of the complex and often painful history of modern Palestine/Israel by vividly relating the life stories of a variety of individuals and exploring how their experiences have been profoundly shaped by the recurrent struggles over this land. It highlights the importance of human agency in shaping history, but also the impact of historical events and processes on individuals' life choices. This book is not only a valuable resource for teaching but is also of great value to anyone interested in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and in the perspectives and destinies of those who have lived in its shadows."--Zachary Lockman, New York University. "This book is a welcome and essential addition to the extensive literature on the conflict in Israel/Palestine that tends to overlook the individual and their personal experiences. It is through these personal stories that one best appreciates the complex realities of this land. Each of the powerful narratives chosen by the contributors to this valuable volume is like a microcosmos that teaches us about the diverse realities in Israel and Palestine as a whole. This is a refreshing and original contribution to a field of inquiry that is craving for such a novel approach."--Ilan Pappé, author of The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty
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The Ethnic Cleansing Of Palestine

Author : Ilan Pappe
ISBN : 9781780740560
Genre : History
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The book that is providing a storm of controversy, from ‘Israel’s bravest historian’ (John Pilger) Renowned Israeli historian, Ilan Pappe's groundbreaking book revisits the formation of the State of Israel. Between 1947 and 1949, over 400 Palestinian villages were deliberately destroyed, civilians were massacred and around a million men, women, and children were expelled from their homes at gunpoint. Denied for almost six decades, had it happened today it could only have been called "ethnic cleansing". Decisively debunking the myth that the Palestinian population left of their own accord in the course of this war, Ilan Pappe offers impressive archival evidence to demonstrate that, from its very inception, a central plank in Israel’s founding ideology was the forcible removal of the indigenous population. Indispensable for anyone interested in the current crisis in the Middle East.
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A History Of The Israeli Palestinian Conflict Second Edition

Author : Mark Tessler
ISBN : 9780253013460
Genre : History
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Mark Tessler's highly praised, comprehensive, and balanced history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the earliest times to the present—updated through the first years of the 21st century—provides a constructive framework for understanding recent developments and assessing the prospects for future peace. Drawing upon a wide array of documents and on research by Palestinians, Israelis, and others, Tessler assesses the conflict on both the Israelis' and the Palestinians' terms. New chapters in this expanded edition elucidate the Oslo peace process, including the reasons for its failure, and the political dynamics in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza at a critical time of transition.
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