Origins And Development Of The Arab-israeli Conflict: Revised Edition

Hardcover | May 31, 2006

byAnn Mosely Lesch

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Origins and Development of the Arab-Israeli Conflict is an accessible, engagingly written analysis of that conflict, discussing its most significant issues and events from its onset to today. Narrative chapters, written from an objective viewpoint, explain the topics in an easily understandable manner. Whether the reader is a secondary or college student with limited knowledge of the Arab-Israeli conflict, or a scholar in the field, he or she will find the work beneficial. After an introductory chapter providing a historical overview of the Arab-Israeli conflict, chapters go further in-depth discussing the contradictory movements of Zionism and Palestinian nationalism, the Israelis, the Palestinians, the United State's role and position on the conflict, and the present situation and what to expect in the future. The work includes 22 biographical sketches of figures involved such as Yasir Arafat, Ariel Sharon, and Saddam Hussein. In addition, there are 17 primary documents, a glossary of terms, and an annotated bibliography for additional research.

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Origins and Development of the Arab-Israeli Conflict is an accessible, engagingly written analysis of that conflict, discussing its most significant issues and events from its onset to today. Narrative chapters, written from an objective viewpoint, explain the topics in an easily understandable manner. Whether the reader is a secondary...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 31, 2006Publisher:Greenwood PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0313334536

ISBN - 13:9780313334535

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?Lesch introduces the Arab-Israeli conflict to a general readership, framing it as a conflict between competing nationalisms. She provides a brief historical overview from the beginnings of Zionist immigration and presents chapters discussing the motivations and decisions of the major actors, including the US. Following this narrative, she presents short biographies of significant individuals, a collection of primary documents, a glossary of selected terms, and an annotate bibliography.?-Reference & Research Book News