A History of the Arab–Israeli Conflict
Author: Bickerton, Ian J.
Number Of Pages: 612
Release Date: 06-12-2017
Details: Product Description Comprehensive and analytical, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict presents a balanced and impartial overview of this centuries-old struggle. The authors examine the issues and themes that have characterized and defined the conflict over the course of its history, bringing the coverage up to date with a twenty-first- century perspective. Fully revised throughout, this eighth edition contains: New and extensive coverage of the developments in the conflict since 2014 Updated Suggested Readings and the incorporation of recent scholarship An additional selection of primary source documents New maps and illustrations. Taking a clear and chronological approach to this complex subject, this book explores recent events in the Middle East in the context of their longer-term history. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs, maps, tables, and chronologies for each chapter, together with extensive relevant and up-to-date documentary sources and a glossary of key terms, it is the ideal textbook for all students of the history of the modern Middle East. Review "This edition updates one of the most balanced textbooks about the conflict with an analysis of recent dramatic changes in the region, new documents, and other useful material. Students who read this textbook will gain an understanding of regional and international dynamics that impact the conflict, Israeli and Palestinian perspectives and narratives, and the wide variety of viewpoints among Israelis and Palestinians." Corinne Blake, Rowan University, USA "The eighth edition of A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict is both an excellent resource for university courses, and a handy guide for anyone interested in learning more about this long-running and complex conflict. Richly detailed in important events and key personalities, the book lays out the histories, stories, and agendas of all sides to the conflict. It brings the conflict up to date while highlighting the main issues preventing resolution. Readers will be well informed and well prepared to discuss the conflict and its implications after reading the book." Brent E. Sasley, University of Texas at Arlington, USA About the Author Ian J. Bickerton is an Honorary Associate Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, Australia. His publications include The Struggle for Peace in the Middle East (2015), The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Guide for the Perplexed (2012), and A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 7th edition (2015, with Carla Klausner). Carla L. Klausner is a Curator’s Distinguished Teaching Professor Emerita at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA. Her publications include The Seljuk Vezirate: A Study of Civil Administration, 1055–1194 (1973), From Destruction to Rebirth: The Holocaust and the State of Israel (1978, with Joseph Schultz), and A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 7th edition (2015, with Ian Bickerton).
Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 7.1 x 1.5 inches