The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948

The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948

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ISBN-13: 9780521794763
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Series: Middle East Studies Series , #15
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Eugene L. Rogan is University Lecturer in the Modern History of the Middle East and a Fellow of St Antony's College, University of Oxford. He is the author of Frontiers of the State in the Late Ottoman Empire (1999) and editor of Outside In: On the Margins of the Modern Middle East (2002). He is editor of The Contemporary Middle East series published by Cambridge.

Avi Shlaim is Professor of International Relations and a Fellow of St Antony's College, University of Oxford. He was a British Academy Research Professor in 2003-6 and he was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 2006. His previous publications include War and Peace in the Middle East: A Concise History (1995), The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World (2000) and Lion of Jordan: The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace (2008).

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors     vii
Chronology     ix
List of abbreviations     xi
Maps     xiii
Preface to the second edition     xvii
Introduction     1
The Palestinians and 1948: the underlying causes of failure   Rashid Khalidi     12
Revisiting the Palestinian exodus of 1948   Benny Morris     37
The Druze and the birth of Israel   Laila Parsons     60
Israel and the Arab coalition in 1948   Avi Shlaim     79
Jordan and 1948: the persistence of an official history   Eugene L. Rogan     104
Iraq and the 1948 War: mirror of Iraq's disorder   Charles Tripp     125
Egypt and the 1948 War: internal conflict and regional ambition   Fawaz A. Gerges     150
Syria and the Palestine War: fighting King `Abdullah's "Greater Syria Plan"   Joshua Landis     176
Collusion across the Litani? Lebanon and the 1948 War   Matthew Hughes     204
Saudi Arabia and the 1948 Palestine War: beyond official history   Madawi Al-Rasheed     228
Afterword: the consequences of 1948   Edward W. Said     248
Bibliography     262
Index     272

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