The Israel-Palestine Conflict: One Hundred Years of War / Edition 2

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: One Hundred Years of War / Edition 2

by James L. Gelvin
     
 

An engaging, interpretive, thematically composed introduction to this intractable conflict for students and general readers.See more details below

Overview

An engaging, interpretive, thematically composed introduction to this intractable conflict for students and general readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521888356
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

James L. Gelvin is Professor in History at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on nationalism and the social and cultural history of the modern Middle East during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He is the author of Divided Loyalties: Nationalism and Mass Politics in Syria at the Close of Empire (1998), and The Modern Middle East: A History (2004).

Table of Contents

1. The land and its lure; 2. Cultures of nationalism; 3. Zionism and the colonization of Palestine; 4. World War I and the Palestine mandate; 5. From nationalism in Palestine to Palestinian nationalism; 6. From the Great Revolt through the 1948 War; 7. Zionism and Palestinian nationalism: a closer look; 8. The Arab-Israeli conflict; 9. The Palestinian National movement comes of age; 10. Coming full circle: Oslo and its aftermath.

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