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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
In many ways, the Arab-Israeli war of 1948 is typical of the total military conflicts that characterized the first half of the twentieth century. However, in addition to the military course of the war, and its formative and revolutionary ramifications, this war was also notable for the social mobilization of the Israeli population. Social Mobilization... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 16.99
The definitive history of the Middle East, thoroughly revised and updated through 2012 One of the most crucial, volatile, and complex regions of the modern world, the Middle East has long confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. This now-classic book, fully updated to 2012 and still the essential work on the subject, follows... more...
- Verso Books 2010; US$ 16.95
A historical tour de force, The Invention of the Jewish People offers a groundbreaking account of Jewish and Israeli history. Exploding the myth that there was a forced Jewish exile in the first century at the hands of the Romans, Israeli historian Shlomo Sand argues that most modern Jews descend from converts, whose native lands were scattered across... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 26.95
What is a homeland, and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for them throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land?Following the acclaimed and controversial Invention of the Jewish People , Shlomo Sand examines the mysterious sacred land that has become the site of the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 35.00
A landmark history of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel, based on newly available documents from the National Archives in Britain. Anonymous Soldiers brilliantly re-creates a crucial period in the establishment of Israel, chronicling three decades of growing anti-colonial unrest that culminated... more...
- Haffmans & Tolkemitt 2013; US$ 18.35
Dieses Buch räumt mit der gängigen Sicht auf, die Kreuzzüge seien ein brutaler, imperialistischer, räuberischer Feldzug des christlichen Abendlandes gegen einen gebildeten, toleranten und friedlichen Islam gewesen, geführt, um sich zu bereichern und das Christentum zu verbreiten. Ein Krieg, der den berechtigten Hass der muslimischen Welt auf den Westen... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 14.57
Can peoples and nations who have been pitted against each other in geopolitically manipulated conflict overcome the adversary relationship and achieve reconciliation? Through the Wall of Fire attempts to answer this question, examining the Armenian genocide of 1915, the two Iraq wars and embargo regime, as well as the ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians... more...
- Stanford University Press 2007; US$ 30.00
This book charts the development of the social sciences?anthropology, human geography, and demography?in colonial and postcolonial Egypt, exploring the broader significance of knowledge production and its relationship to colonialist and nationalist ideologies. more...