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- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00
Truly an essential reference for today's world, this detailed introduction to the origins, events, and impact of the adversarial relationship between Arabs and Israelis illuminates the complexities and the consequences of this long-lasting conflict. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2007; US$ 18.95
The renowned Israeli historian revisits the formative period of the State of Israel. Between 1947 and 1949, over 400 Palestinian villages were deliberately destroyed, civilians were massacred, and around a million men, women, and children were expelled from their homes at gunpoint. Denied for almost six decades, had it happened today it could only... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2008; US$ 14.95
With coverage of all the recent events, the new edition of this best-selling book gives a thorough and accessible account of the history behind the Palestine-Israeli conflict, its roots, and the possibilities for the future. The book is divided into two parts — the first by an American rabbi and Professor of Judaism, and the second by a Palestinian... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 84.72
Hauptbeschreibung As in the modern era, in Roman antiquity too the so-called "Jewish question" was essentially that of the integration of diaspora Jews into their host societies. Social integration varies, however, in accordance with the organizational principles upon which various societies are established. The thrust of the present study is that... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 106.16
Hauptbeschreibung This biography of Elias Bickerman (1897-1981), one of the foremost historians of Graeco-Roman antiquity active in the twentieth century, focuses on his role as a historian of the Jews. Bickerman had an extraordinary life. He was born in Kishinev and grew up in St. Petersburg. He arrived in Berlin in 1922, where he pursued an academic... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 94.64
Hauptbeschreibung The Patriarchs of the Jews were remarkable not only because they governed much of Palestine in late antiquity, collected taxes from and sent emissaries to Jews across the Roman Empire, acted as the representative of both Palestinian and diaspora Jewry to the Roman imperial government, and achieved great prominence in Roman society.... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2011; US$ 14.57
"Refusing to be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation" presents the voices of over 100 practitioners and theorists of nonviolence, the vast majority either Palestinian or Israeli, as they reflect on their own involvement in nonviolent resistance and speak about the nonviolent strategies and tactics employed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Sixty years after the birth of Israel, this fascinating and original book of essays brings together a number of the leading experts on Zionism and Israel to examine the domestic and international context of Israel's transition from community to state in 1948. With contributions on a wide range of historically important topics that are no less relevant... more...
- Nünnerich Asmus Verlag & Media 2014; US$ 10.52
?Ein bisschen Frieden? ? unvergesslich besang einst ein preisgekrönter Schlager die tiefste Sehnsucht der Menschheit. Und dennoch scheint Frieden zumal in schriftlicher Form als Friedensabkommen niedergelegt zur Beendigung von Kriegen, eher selten geworden zu sein. Am 8. Mai 1945 kapitulierte die Deutsche Wehrmacht; der 2.... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95
Too often, the study of Israel/Palestine has focused on elite actors and major events. Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israel takes advantage of new sources about everyday life and the texture of changes on the ground to put more than two dozen human faces on the past and present of the region. With contributions from a leading cast of scholars... more...