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Israel-Arab Reader : A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict (Revised / Updated) (Paperback)

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An essential resource, newly revised and updated In print for nearly half a century, and now in its eighth edition, The Israel-Arab Reader is an authoritative guide to over a century of conflict in the Middle East. It covers the full spectrum of a violent and checkered history—the origins of Zionism and Arab nationalism, the struggles surrounding Israel’s independence in 1948, the Six-Day War and other wars and hostilities over the decades, and the long diplomatic process and many peace initiatives. Arranged chronologically and without bias by two veteran historians of the Middle East, this comprehensive reference brings together speeches, letters, articles, and reports involving all the major interests in the area. The eighth edition features a new introduction as well as a large new section—more than 75 pages—recounting developments over the last decade, including the intra-Palestinian factional strife between Fatah and Hamas, the roles played by Egypt and Iran in the region, enduring arguments over a two-state solution and the right of return for Palestinian refugees, and issues of human rights abuse and terrorism.
Edition: Revised / Updated
Number of Pages: 594
Genre: History, Political Science
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Language: English
Street Date: September 20, 2016
TCIN: 50775701
UPC: 9780143110057
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-6729
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