Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History / Edition 2

Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History / Edition 2

by Norman Finkelstein
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0520249895
ISBN-13:
9780520249899
Pub. Date:
06/02/2008
Publisher:
University of California Press
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Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History / Edition 2

Meticulously researched and tightly argued, Beyond Chutzpah points to a consensus among historians and human rights organizations on the factual record of the Israel-Palestine conflict. Norman G. Finkelstein exposes the corruption of scholarship and the contrivance of controversy shrouding human rights abuses, and interrogates the new anti-Semitism. This paperback edition adds a preface analyzing recent developments in the conflict, and a new afterword on Israel's construction of a wall in the West Bank.

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ISBN-13: 9780520249899
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 06/02/2008
Edition description: First Edition, Updated Edition, With a New Preface
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents


Preface to the First Paperback Edition     xi
Acknowledgments     lxxi
Introduction     1
The Not-So-New "New Anti-Semitism"
From Jesus Christ Superstar to The Passion of the Christ     21
Israel: The "Jew among Nations"     32
Crying Wolf     66
The Greatest Tale Ever Sold
Introduction     89
Impurity of Arms     96
Three in the Back of the Head     131
Israel's Abu Ghraib     142
Return of the Vandals     168
Blight unto the Nations     190
High Court Takes the Low Road     207
Conclusion     221
Postscript: Reconciling Irreconcilables: How Israel's High Court of Justice Proved the Wall Was Legal     227
Of Crimes and Misdemeanors     273
History of the Israel-Palestine Conflict     299
Peace Process     323
Epilogue: Dershowitz v. Finkelstein: Who's Right and Who's Wrong   Frank J. Menetrez     363
Index     395

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