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Israel : an introduction

Author: Barry M Rubin
Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses the history, land and people, society, government and politics, economics, and culture of Israel. It provides an introduction to Israel, a definitive account of the nation's past, its often controversial present, and much more. Written by a leading historian of the Middle East, the book is organized around six major themes: land and people, history, society, politics, economics, and culture.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Rubin
ISBN: 9780300162301 0300162308
OCLC Number: 711045667
Description: ix, 340 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
Understanding Israel --
History --
Land and people --
Society --
Government and politics --
Economics --
Culture --
Chronology of Israel --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Barry Rubin.

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