The Origins and Evolution of the Arab-Zionist Conflict

The Origins and Evolution of the Arab-Zionist Conflict

by Michael J. Cohen
     
 

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Here is a brief, intelligent, even-handed analytical account of the origins of the Arab-Zionist conflict and its development from early in the twentieth century until 1948, focusing particularly on the period when Britain ruled Palestine under mandate from the League of Nations.

Author Biography: Michael J. Cohen is Professor of History at Bar-Ilan University,

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Here is a brief, intelligent, even-handed analytical account of the origins of the Arab-Zionist conflict and its development from early in the twentieth century until 1948, focusing particularly on the period when Britain ruled Palestine under mandate from the League of Nations.

Author Biography: Michael J. Cohen is Professor of History at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His most recent book is Churchill and the Jews.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The author here focuses on a fundamental contradiction that has led to more than 70 years of dispute: Britain promised Palestine to both the Arabs and the Jews. ``A basic survey of British-Arab-Zionist relations, this useful study is intended as a nonspecialist's guide to the Arab-Israeli conflict,'' reported PW. (June)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520058217
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/01/1987
Pages:
183

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Michael J. Cohen is Professor of History at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His most recent book is Churchill and the Jews.

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