The Palestine-Israel Conflict

Editor/Author Harms, Gregory and Ferry, Todd M.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Pluto Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $99.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $148.50
ISBN: 978-0-74-539927-0
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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The Palestine-Israel Conflict provides a balanced, accessible, and annotated introduction that covers the full history of the region, from Biblical times until today. Perfect for the general reader, as well as students, it offers a comprehensive yet lucid rendering of the conflict, setting it in its proper historical context. This fourth edition brings us up to date, and includes recent events such as Israel's Operation Protective Edge, developments between Fatah and Hamas, ongoing Palestinian resistance, and the entirety of the Obama years.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Maps
    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction
    • Part I: Regional History
    • Preface: Regional History
    • 1 Canaan–Palestine: Ancient History by Todd M. Ferry
    • 2 Muhammad, Islam, and the Arab Empire
    • 3 The Crusades to the Ottoman Empire
    • Part II: Origins
    • Preface: Origins
    • 4 Jewish Persecution and Zionism
    • 5 Palestine
    • 6 The Genesis of Conflict: Across Two World Wars
    • Part III: Conflict
    • Preface: Conflict
    • 7 Partition, Israeli Statehood, and the Six-Day War: 1947–1967
    • 8 The Continuation of the Arab–Israeli Conflict: 1967–Lebanon 1982
    • 9 The First Intifada and the Peace Process
    • 10 The Second Intifada, Gaza, and the Obama Years: 2000–2016
    • Conclusion
    • Appendices
    • 1 Chronology
    • 2 Israel's Prime Ministers
    • 3 General Data: Israel, Palestine
    • Suggested Reading
    • Select Bibliography