The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World

The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World

by Avi Shlaim
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393321126

ISBN-13: 9780393321128

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

"Fascinating. . . . Shlaim presents compelling evidence for a revaluation of traditional Israeli history."—New York Times Book Review

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"Fascinating. . . . Shlaim presents compelling evidence for a revaluation of traditional Israeli history."—New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393321128
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.16(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

List of Mapsxi
Prefacexiii
Preface to the Paperback Editionxvii
Chronologyxxi
Prologue: The Zionist Foundations1
1.The Emergence of Israel 1947-194928
2.Consolidation 1949-195354
3.Attempts at Accommodation 1953-195595
4.The Road to Suez 1955-1957143
5.The Alliance of the Periphery 1957-1963186
6.Poor Little Samson 1963-1969218
7.Immobilism 1969-1974283
8.Disengagement 1974-1977325
9.Peace with Egypt 1977-1981352
10.The Lebanese Quagmire 1981-1984384
11.Political Paralysis 1984-1988424
12.Stonewalling 1988-1992461
13.The Breakthrough 1992-1995502
14.The Setback 1995-1996546
15.Back to the Iron Wall 1996-1998564
Epilogue597
Notes611
Bibliography633
Index643

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