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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
Israel is a tiny country. From tip to toe, it stretches 260 miles long but is only 60 miles at its widest point. Since the days of the British mandate, the question of "defensible borders" for the Jewish state has always been problematic. Yet considering the larger picture of what has happened in the Middle East over the last 25 years -- the peace... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2014; US$ 12.95
On September 11, 2012, a squad of armed militants in Libya attacked the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, killing U.S. ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats. Although the vicious attack was initially reported as a protest against an anti-Islamic video, later evidence suggested that it may have been a coordinated... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32
The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War One was, in the words of T.E. Lawrence, 'a sideshow of a sideshow'. Amidst the slaughter in European trenches, the Western combatants paid scant attention to the Middle Eastern theatre. As a result, the conflict was shaped to a remarkable degree by a small handful of adventurers and low-level officers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Examining the development of Israel?s policy toward the Palestinian refugee issue, this book spans the period following the first Arab-Israeli War until the mid-1950s, when the basic principles of Israel?s policy were finalized. Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue outlines and analyzes the various aspects that, together, created the mosaic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
A dozen essays document the evolution of national myths in Israel as the heroic figures and events of independence and survival transmute into blind fanaticism, great-power manipulation, and traditional colonialism and genocide. Without passing any judgement on the changes, they delve into the meani more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
Based on extensive research of British documents from the Public Records Office, and American documents from the National Archives and several Presidential Libraries, this book surveys events in Kuwait from the beginning of the twentieth century until the Second World War, and explains Britain's initial interest in the ruling al-Sabah family, before... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.00
A manifesto that exposes the flaws in the two-state policy of the United States toward Israel and the Palestinians and offers a direct and powerful call for Israeli sovereignty in the region. The reigning consensus in elite and academic circles is that the United States must seek to resolve the Palestinians' conflict with Israel by implementing... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.95
Reviled as a fascist by his great rival Ben-Gurion, venerated by Israel?s underclass, the first Israeli to win the Nobel Peace Prize, a proud Jew but not a conventionally religious one, Menachem Begin was both complex and controversial. Born in Poland in 1913, Begin was a youthful admirer of the Revisionist Zionist Ze?ev Jabotinsky and soon became... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Although the history of the Military Orders has been subject of research for a long time, their material legacy has attracted less attention. In recent years, however, a vast range of topics concerning the Orders building activities were studied, primarily with the help of archaeology. This volume contains ten articles discussing the archaeology... more...