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  • Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritageby Michelle L. Stefano; Peter Davis; Gerard Corsane

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.15

    Awareness of the significance of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) has recently grown, due to the promotional efforts of UNESCO and its Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (2003). However, the increased recognition of intangible heritage has brought to light its undervalued status within the museum and heritage sector,... more...

  • Soldier in the Sinaiby Emanuel Sakal; Moshe Tlamim

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    In surprise attacks on Israel in October 1973, Egyptian and Syrian forces crossed ceasefire lines to enter the Israeli-held Sinai Peninsula and Golan Heights, igniting what became known as the Yom Kippur War. In the north, Israel succeeded in blocking the Syrian advance, but in the south, it failed to achieve an operational decision in the defense... more...

  • Israeli Peacemaking Since 1967by Galia Golan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Examining the Israeli-Arab conflict as an "intractable conflict," Israeli Peacemaking since 1967 seeks to determine just which factors, or combination of factors, impacted on Israel's position in past peace-making efforts, possibly accounting for breakthroughs or failures to reach agreement. From King Hussein's little known overtures immediately... more...

  • Israel Since the Six-Day Warby Leslie Stein

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Completing his acclaimed trilogy on the history of Israel, Leslie Stein brings readers right up to contemporary events in Israel Since the Six-Day War. Stein vividly chronicles Israel's wars and military engagements, but he also incorporates fascinating assessments of many other issues, including Israel’s economic development, the nature of the... more...

  • Israel and the World Powersby Colin Shindler

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 110.00

    Israel?s relations - or lack of them - with Muslim countries throughout the Middle East and the Islamic world are subject to repeated analysis and scrutiny in both the media and academia. But what have previously been less examined are Israel?s relationships with the rest of world: from the former colonial states of Britain and France to the superpowers... more...

  • Arab-Israeli Conflict: The Essential Reference Guideby Alice Butler-Smith; Priscilla Roberts

    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...

  • Palestine and the Great Powers, 1945-1948by Michael J. Cohen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    Cohen examines the struggle leading to the creation of the state of Israel, placing British evacuation of Palestine in the context of Britain's postwar weakness. The author describes the policies and character of each of the major actors in his story--Bevin. Truman. Ben-Gurion, and the Mufti of Jerusalem. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton... more...

  • Daughter of the Olive Treesby Sumaya Farhat-Naser; Dorothee Wilhelm; Manuela Reimann; Chudi Bürgi; Hilary Kilpatrick

    Lenos Verlag 2014; US$ 2.49

    Sumaya Farhat-Naser is well known as an ambassadress of the Palestinian cause and a witness to the bitter reality of occupation in her country. "Daughter of the Olive Trees" was written in a context of escalating violence and an increasing lack of prospects. It portrays the crushing experiences of the Palestinians in the shadow of the so-called peace... more...

  • Drawing Fireby Benjamin Pogrund; Sir Harold Evans

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 39.99

    Benjamin Pogrund, who spent 26 years as a journalist in South Africa investigating apartheid and who has been living in Israel for the past 15 years, investigates the accusation that Israel is practicing apartheid and the motives of those who make it. His study is founded on a belief in Israel, combined with frank criticism, to provide a balanced... more...

  • Making David into Goliathby Joshua Muravchik

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 25.99

    During the Six Day War of 1967, polls showed that Americans favored the Israelis over the Arabs by overwhelming margins. In Europe, support for Israel ran even higher. In the United Nations Security Council, a British resolution essentially gave Israel the terms of peace it sought and when the Arabs and their Soviet supporters tried to override the... more...