For undergraduate courses in History, Political Science, Jewish Studies, International Relations, Foreign Relations, and Diplomatic History that specifically cover the Arab-Israeli Conflict or the Middle East. This concise and comprehensive text presents a balanced, impartial, and well-illustrated coverage of the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The authors identify and examine the issues and themes that have characterized and defined the conflict over the past century.
Table of Contents
Tables, Charts, and Maps. Documents. Preface. Introduction. 1. Palestine in the Nineteenth Century. 2. Palestine During the Mandate. 3. World War II, Jewish Displaced Persons, and the Partition of Palestine. 4. The Proclamation of Israel and the First Arab-Israeli War. 5. The Conflict Widens: Suez, 1956. 6. The Turning Point: June 1967. 7. Holy Days and Holy War: October 1973. 8. The Search for Peace. 9. Lebanon and the Intifada. 10. The Peace of the Brave. 11. The Peace Progresses. 12. Collapse of the Peace Process. Conclusion. Glossary. Index.