Palestine 1948: War, Escape And The Emergence Of The Palestinian Refugee Problem

June 1, 2001|
Palestine 1948: War, Escape And The Emergence Of The Palestinian Refugee Problem by Yoav Gelber
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Based on new or newly interpreted Israeli, British and Arab documents, this book attempts to integrate present controversies concerning the development of the Jewish–Palestinian war from December 1947 to mid-May 1948 and the consecutive Israeli–Arab war. It follows the organization of both sides at the beginning of the war and the shaping of their respective war policies. Further, it describes the creation of the invading coalition and its disintegration in the wake of the Arab armies’ military failure.

The book stresses mainly the processes that led Palestinian society to its collapse and mass flight and the Israeli reactions and policies that turned this temporary escape into a long-lasting refugee problem. Emphasizing the different historical and cultural perspectives of the adversaries and the context of the war’s development, it criticizes the approach of the Israeli “New Historians” who tend to isolate the refugee problem from the broader issues of the war and treat it separately.
Yoav Gelber is Professor of History at the University of Haifa and Head of the Herzl Institute for Research and Study of Zionism. He is the author of a number of books on Middle East affairs, including: Jewish–Transjordanian Relations, 1921–1948 (Frank Cass, 1997).
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Title:Palestine 1948: War, Escape And The Emergence Of The Palestinian Refugee ProblemFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:408 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.1 inShipping dimensions:408 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.1 inPublished:June 1, 2001Publisher:Sussex Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1902210670

ISBN - 13:9781902210674

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