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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
This book examines the political mobilization of 'Israeli-Arabs,' Palestinian citizens of Israel. By examining the events, context, and effects of Land Day 1976 and Habbat October 2000, and combining them with original research and interviews, the author presents fresh insights into Palestinian political mobilization against Israeli injustices. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
This first in-depth study of the 'Alids focuses on the crucial formative period from the Abbasid Revolution to the end of the Seljuq period. Exploring their rise from both a religious point of view and as a social phenomenon, Bernheimer investigates how they attained and extended the familys status over the centuries. The 'Alids are the... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 10.19
Much has been written in recent years about the Middle East. At the same time, no other region has been as misunderstood, nor framed in so many clichés and mistakenly-held beliefs. In this much-needed exposé Fred Halliday selects one hundred of the most commonly misconstrued ?facts? ? in the political, cultural, social and historical spheres ? and... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2005; US$ 34.99
Hardly a day passes when Israel is not in the news. This book provides essential facts about not only the political events in the news, but also the positive contributions Israel is making in the arts and sciences. This is not a recitation of facts and figures, but a mosaic of the most important aspects of Israel's past and present. The book will entertain... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 25.00
Look at me. Do you see me? Do you see me in my olive-green uniform, beret, and shiny black boots? Do you see the assault rifle slung across my chest? Finally! I am the badass Israeli soldier at the side of the road, in sunglasses, forearms like bricks. And honestly -- have you ever seen anything quite like me? Joel Chasnoff is twenty-four... more...
- New York Review Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Sixty years after fighting in Israel's War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did?and did not?happen in his time as a teenage soldier in the Palmach. The result is a touchingly poignant and hauntingly beautiful memoir that the author himself considers a work of fiction, for what is memory but one's own story about the past?... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 20.99
From Israel's leading historian, a sweeping history of 1967--the war, what led up to it, what came after, and how it changed everything Tom Segev's acclaimed works One Palestine, Complete and The Seventh Million overturned accepted views of the history of Israel. Now, in 1967 --a number-one bestseller in Hebrew--he brings his masterful... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 34.00
The Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the continuing US-Iraqi confrontation, the changing political dynamics in Iran, recent Pakistani-Indian hostilities, and Osama bin Laden -- all of these have one important common denominator: significant strands of their origins can be traced to the tumultuous year of 1979. This books offers a new paradigm for... more...