Historical Dictionary Of The Arab-israeli Conflict by P R KumaraswamyHistorical Dictionary Of The Arab-israeli Conflict by P R Kumaraswamy

Historical Dictionary Of The Arab-israeli Conflict

byP R Kumaraswamy

Hardcover | September 5, 2006

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For over a century, the conflict between the Arabs and Jews has remained the most intractable problem confronting the world. Hardly a day passes that the Arab-Israeli Conflict is not headlined in the media. It has turned the Arabs and Israelis against one another, and also embittered relations within the two communities, while drawing the rest of the world into the circle of disruption. The Historical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict provides factual background through a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a chronology, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the more significant persons, places and events, including the various wars and negotiations. The history, religion, culture, and archeology that this rivalry has sparked between the Arabs and Israelis over the same piece of territory is traced in this book, which offers the essential details using neutral terms and thereby allowing readers to draw conclusions for themselves.
P. R. Kumaraswamy, an Associate Professor at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, teaches Israeli politics.
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Title:Historical Dictionary Of The Arab-israeli ConflictFormat:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 8.86 × 5.75 × 1.13 inPublished:September 5, 2006Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810853434

ISBN - 13:9780810853430

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Editor's Foreward Part 2 Preface Part 3 Acknowledgments Part 4 Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 5 Chronology Part 6 Introduction Part 7 THE DICTIONARY Part 8 Bibliography Part 9 About the Author

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Viewing the Arab-Israeli conflict as a consequence of competing ethnonationalisms, Kumaraswamy (international affairs, Jawaharlal Nehru U., India) presents cross-referenced dictionary entries introducing the various people, places, organizations, events, and issues of the conflict. Also included are an introductory essay, a chronology running from 1869 to 2005, and a thematic bibliography.