A Concise History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

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Prentice Hall, 2005 - History - 398 pages
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This concise and comprehensive book presents a balanced, impartial, and well-illustrated coverage of the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The authors identify and examine the issues and themes that have characterized and defined the conflict over the past century. The updated Fourth Edition includes a new final unit that examines the many developments since 9/11. The critical issues covered include the Great Power rivalries, the causes and results of the major wars, the evolution of Palestinian nationalism, the Israeli-occupied territories and the Intifada, and the course of the peace process. This is for anyone interested in the history and development of the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict.

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Contents

Defining the Question
4
The Task of the Historian
11
Palestine under the Ottoman Empire
17
Copyright

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Kenneth J. Hagan is professor of strategy at the United States Naval War College, and professor of history emeritus at the United States Naval Academy. He is author of "The People's Navy" and coauthor of "American Foreign Relations: A History," Ian J. Bickerton is Visiting Research Fellow and former associate professor of history at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and is author or coauthor of numerous books, including "A Concise History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict,"

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