Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Zionism in Arab Discourses (Hardcover) (Uriya Shavit & Ofir Winter)

Zionism in Arab Discourses (Hardcover) (Uriya Shavit & Ofir Winter) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Zionism in Arab discourses presents a ground-breaking study of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Through analyses of hundreds of texts written by Arab Islamists and liberals from the late-nineteenth century to the 'Arab Spring', the book demonstrates that the Zionist enterprise has played a dual function of an enemy and a mentor. Islamists and liberals alike discovered, respectively, in Zionism and in Israeli society qualities they sought to implement in their sown homelands. Focusing on Palestinian, Egyptian, Syrian and Jordanian political discourses, this study uncovers fascinating and unexpected Arab points of views on different aspects of Zionism; from the first Zionist Congress to the First Lebanon War; from gardening in the early years of Tel Aviv to women's service in the Israeli Defence Forces; from the role of religion in the creation of the state to the role of democracy in its preservation. This study presents the debates between and within contesting Arab ideological trends on a conflict that has shaped, and is certain to continue and shape, one of the most complicated regions in the world.
Number of Pages: 212
Genre: Social Science, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: Uriya Shavit & Ofir Winter
Language: English
Street Date: March 29, 2016
TCIN: 52261292
UPC: 9781784992972
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-7106
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$125.00
Shipping not available
Not in stores

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.