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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 158.00
Religion and religious nationalism have long played a central role in many ethnic and national conflicts, and the importance of religion to national identity means that territorial disputes can often focus on the contestation of holy places and sacred territory. Looking at the case of Israel and Palestine, this book highlights the nexus between religion... more...
- Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 15.00
A Passionate and practical guide to exploring the natural beauty of Palestine With the images of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so dominant in our minds, walking for leisure is the one activity probably least associated with the West Bank region. But Stefan Szepesi?s book wanders well off the beaten track of Palestine as only a synonym for occupation... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 139.11
Hauptbeschreibung After the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, the primary form of Jewish worship in Palestine shifted from offering sacrifices in Jerusalem to non-sacrificial forms of worship in local synagogue buildings. While the literary and archaeological evidence from the first few centuries CE makes this shift clear, the evidence is less... more...
- Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 13.00
A deeply affecting memoir and a unique contribution to our understanding of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict In August 2000 Emma Williams arrived with her three small children in Jerusalem to join her husband and to work as a doctor. A month later, the second Palestinian intifada erupted. For the next three years, she was to witness an astonishing... more...
- Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 9.00
If you have ever wondered ?Why is there so much violence in the Middle East??, ?Who are the Palestinians??, ?What are the occupied territories?? or ?What does Israel want??, then this is the book for you. With straightforward language, Phyllis Bennis, longtime analyst of the region, answers basic questions about Israel and Israelis, Palestine and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Following Israel's War of Independence in 1948 and 1949, the anticipated peace did not materialize and the new nation soon found itself embroiled in protracted military conflict with neighbouring Arab states. Demobilization of its armed forces led to the formation of special elite unit under the command of Ariel Sharon to cope with cross-border infiltration,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
The 1993 Oslo Accords were a key attempt to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict whose failure was largely attributed to extremists on both sides. The book challenges this conventional wisdom by examining the role of Israeli and Palestinian peacemakers themselves in derailing the peace process. Looking at the role of moderates before and after... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 58.95
This title represents a comprehensive study of Israel's attempts to build diplomatic relations with countries on the Asian continent. The author argues that, despite the persistence of the Arab Israeli conflict, the Israeli Foreign Ministry was remarkably successful in gaining recognition in most Asian countries. He provides an overview of Israel's... more...
- Frank Cass 2004; US$ 58.95
There has always been a sense of exclusiveness about Israel?s place in the world. As a small nation, a democracy and the only Jewish state, Israel is, indeed, a unique international actor. Israel is also one of the few states not formally affiliated with any regional bloc; equally, it does not belong to any pact or alliance. As Abba Eban has noted,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95
One of the most crucial issues to affect national policy in the state of Israel is that of relations between its Jewish and Arab citizens. This edited collection offers a comprehensive analysis of the most significant factors to have contributed to current conditions. more...