The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan PappeThe Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

byIlan Pappe

Paperback | September 17, 2007

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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. "
Ilan Pappe holds the Chair in Hisotry at the University of Exeter and is Academic Director of the Research Insitute for Peace at Givat Haviva and Chair of the Emil Touma Institute for Palestinian Studies, Haifa. He is also author of the bestselling A History of Modern Palestine (Cambridge), The Modern Middle East (Routledge), and The...
Title:The Ethnic Cleansing of PalestineFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.95 inShipping dimensions:7.75 × 5.13 × 0.95 inPublished:September 17, 2007Publisher:Oneworld PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1851685553

ISBN - 13:9781851685554


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Accurate representation of Palestinians' fitna I read a review copy of this book while in university and on my way to work in Palestine. Pappe paints an accurate, but depressing view of the Palestinians, the Nakba and their struggle for statehood. Gritting detail, solid historiography, well-written.
Date published: 2018-07-30