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The Arab-Israeli conflict : the 1948 war

Author: Efraim Karsh
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., ©2009.
Series: Essential histories., War and conflict in modern times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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This book describes the Arab-Israeli Conflict of 1948 in which the Palestinian Arab community, assisted by a pan-Arab irregular force, sought to prevent its Jewish counterpart from laying the foundation of statehood in line with the UN resolution.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Efraim Karsh
ISBN: 9781404218420 1404218424
OCLC Number: 214067345
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations, color map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Background to war: The burden of history 11 --
Warring sides: Strengths and weaknesses of Arabs and Jews 20 --
Outbreak: "The Arabs of Palestine will never submit to partition" 27 --
The fighting: From inter-communal strife to inter-state war 32 --
Portrait of a soldier: Trapped on the battlefield 67 --
The world around war: The great game 70 --
Portrait of a civilian: Leaving Jerusalem 78 --
How the war ended: From ceasefire to armistice 80 --
Conclusion and consequences: Perpetuating the Arab-Israeli conflict 85.
Series Title: Essential histories., War and conflict in modern times.
Responsibility: Efraim Karsh.
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This book describes the Arab-Israeli Conflict of 1948 in which the Palestinian Arab community, assisted by a pan-Arab irregular force, sought to prevent its Jewish counterpart from laying the foundation of statehood in line with the UN resolution.

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