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- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Following the 1948 war and the creation of the state of Israel, Palestinian Arabs comprised just fifteen percent of the population but held a much larger portion of its territory. Offered immediate suffrage rights and, in time, citizenship status, they nonetheless found their movement, employment, and civil rights restricted by a draconian military... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Recent developments in Palestinian political, economic, and social life have resulted in greater insecurity and diminishing confidence in Israel?s willingness to abide by political agreements or the Palestinian leadership?s ability to forge consensus. This volume examines the legacies of the past century, conditions of life in the present, and the... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 75.00
The Sinai Peninsula links Asia and Africa and for millennia has been crossed by imperial armies from both the east and the west. Thus, its Bedouin inhabitants are by necessity involved in world affairs and maintain a complex, almost urban, economy. They make their home in arid mountains that provide limited pastures and lack arable soils and must... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Since independence, Israel has lived with a paradox, needing and seeking legitimacy, understanding, and empathy from the world community while simultaneously also discounting the world. This volume reflects upon Israel?s troubled attempts to balance its desire to be different from a world that it simultaneously genuinely needs and that it also wants... more...
- Argo-Navis 2012; US$ 4.99
When American-born Haim Watzman immigrated to Israel, he was drafted into the army and, after eighteen months of compulsory service, was assigned to Company C, the reserve infantry unit that would define the next twenty years of his life. From 1984 until 2002, for at least a month a year, Watzman, who had never aspired to military adventure, was a... more...
- Profile 2012; US$ 14.38
It is often the smallest details of daily life that tell us the most. And so it is under occupation in Palestine. What most of us take for granted has to be carefully thought about and planned for: When will the post be allowed to get through? Will there be enough water for the bath tonight? How shall I get rid of the rubbish collecting outside? How... more...
- Saqi 2012; US$ 17.49
In this political biography, Ilan Pappe traces the rise of the Husayni family of Jerusalem, who dominated Palestinian history from the early 1700s until the second half of the twentieth century. Viewing this sweeping saga through the prism of one family, the book sheds new light on crucial events ? the invasion of Palestine by Napoleon, the decline... more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 95.00
The question of identity is one of present-day Israel?s cardinal and most pressing issues. In a comprehensive examination of the identity issue, this study focuses on attitudes toward the Jewish people in Israel and the Diaspora; the Holocaust and its repercussions on identity; attitudes toward the state of Israel and Zionism; and attitudes toward... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 44.91
Hauptbeschreibung La naissance du sionisme dans l'Europe de la fin du 19e siècle peut être ramenée à la croissance de l'antisémitisme. Notamment des évènements comme l'affaire Dreyfus ont contribué à créer une organisation pour mettre en oeuvre la fondation d'un État juif en Palestine. Or, les réflexions politiques et juridiques entreprises par Theodor... more...