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  • Overlooking Nazarethby Dan Rabinowitz

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 44.00

    An ethnographic account, examining specific situations of friction, conflict and co-operation between Palestinians and Israelis. more...

  • The Peace Processby Afif Safieh

    Saqi 2012; US$ 14.57

    Afif Safieh served as Palestinian General Delegate in London, Washington and Moscow from 1990 to 2009. During this time, he met and interacted with the leading figures of our times: from Yasser Arafat, John Major and Tony Blair; to Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush and Pope John Paul II. The Peace Process: From Breakthrough to Breakdown brings together... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynastyby Ilan Pappe

    Saqi 2012; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • Records of Dispossessionby Michael R. Fischbach

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    No issue in the Arab-Israeli conflict has proven more intractable than the status of the Palestinian refugees. This work focuses on the controversial question of the property left behind by the refugees during the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948. Beyond discussing the extent of the refugees'losses and detailing the methods by which Israel expropriated... more...

  • A Confiscated Memoryby Yfaat Weiss

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    Until the War of 1948, Wadi Salib was an impoverished Arab neighborhood in Haifa, Israel. A single day of fighting uprooted its residents. Yet Wadi Salib retained its Arab name, even after Jewish immigrants from Morocco resettled it, replacing one layer of existence with another. In 1959, Misrahi protest against continual discrimination turned the... more...

  • Israeli Identitiesby Yair Auron

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Walking Palestineby Stefan Szepesi

    Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Ancient Synagogue Seating Capacitiesby Chad S. Spigel

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 123.10

    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 clear about the extent... more...

  • Israel's Reprisal Policy, 1953-1956by Ze'ev Drory

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    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...

  • Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primerby Phyllis Bennis

    Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99

    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 Palestinians,... more...