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The war for Palestine : rewriting the history of 1948

Author: Eugene L Rogan; Avi Shlaim
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge Middle East studies, 15.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The updated second edition of The War for Palestine presents the genesis of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
War for Palestine.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2008270251
(OCoLC)191732591
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene L Rogan; Avi Shlaim
ISBN: 9780511371356 0511371357 0511370881 9780511370885 0511369336 9780511369339 9780511370373 0511370377
OCLC Number: 192047956
Description: 1 online resource (285 pages) : maps.
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Chronology; Abbreviations; Preface to the second edition; Notes; Introduction; A fabric of myths; Arab states and Arab nationalism; A victor's privilege; Rewriting the PalestineWar; Notes; 1 The Palestinians and 1948: the underlying causes of failure; The Mandate and the failure of Palestinian institution formation; The failure of the politics of notables; The failure of the Arab revolt; Roots of "the Catastrophe"; Notes; 2 Revisiting the Palestinian exodus of 1948; Transfer thinking, 1937-1947. Expulsion and atrocity in Operation Hiram, 1948Appendix: The Massacre of 14 Beduin Tribesmen in Eastern Galilee, 2 November 1948; Notes; 3 The Druze and the birth of Israel; The invention of a common past; Conclusion; Notes; 4 Israel and the Arab coalition in 1948; The military balance; The Hashemite connection; Neutralizing the Arab Liberation Army; The road to war; The invasion; The second round of ghting; Lull in the storm; The war against Egypt; Conclusion; Notes; 5 Jordan and 1948: the persistence of an offcial history; Jordanian loyalism versus Arab nationalism. Towards a new Jordanian history of 1948The king and the Jews; Relations with Shukri al-Quwwatli (and the Arab League generally); Lydda and Ramla; Beersheba and the Egyptian withdrawal; The Armistice at Rhodes: the Negev and theTriangle; Conclusion; Notes; 6 Iraq and the 1948 War: mirror of Iraq's disorder; Prelude to war: 1946-1947; The year of war: 1948; The Jewish community in Iraq and 1948; Disengagement and withdrawal: 1949; Conclusion; Notes; 7 Egypt and the 1948 War: internal con ict and regional ambition; Arab-Egyptian historiography and the 1948War. Why did Egypt intervene in Palestine?Military-civilian relations; The rst round of ghting, 15 May --
10 June; The second round of fighting, 9 July --
18 July; The second truce, 19 July --
14 October; The third round of fighting, 15 October --
5 November; The final round, December 1948 --
January 1949; Political consequences; Notes; 8 Syria and the Palestine War: fighting King 'Abdullah's "Greater Syria Plan"; The disloyalty and incompetence of the Syrian army; The separatist tendencies of the Druze; Jordan encircles Syria; Syria's alliance with Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Syria and the Arab Liberation ArmyQuwwatli's moment of truth; The Syrian army in the PalestineWar; Conclusion; Notes; 9 Collusion across the Litani? Lebanon and the 1948 War; Lebanon and the National Pact; Lebanon and its army; War with Israel and the battle of Malikiyya; The Arab Liberation Army versus the Idf: Operations Dekel and Hiram; Conclusion; Notes; 10 Saudi Arabia and the 1948 Palestine War: beyond official history; Ibn Saud on Palestine: the quest for legitimacy, 1932-39; The scope for collective Arab action during the Second World War. Saudi Arabia and the war in Palestine, 1947-48.
Series Title: Cambridge Middle East studies, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Eugene L. Rogan and Avi Shlaim.

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The updated second edition of The War for Palestine presents the genesis of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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