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1948.

Author: Benny Morris
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This history of the foundational war in the Arab-Israeli conflict is groundbreaking, objective, and deeply revisionist. A riveting account of the military engagements, it also focuses on the war's political dimensions. Benny Morris probes the motives and aims of the protagonists on the basis of newly opened Israeli and Western documentation. The Arab side-where the archives are still closed-is illuminated with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Morris, Benny.
1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benny Morris
ISBN: 9780300126969 0300126964
OCLC Number: 1028955762
Description: 1 online resource (561 pages)

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This history of the foundational war in the Arab-Israeli conflict is groundbreaking, objective, and deeply revisionist. A riveting account of the military engagements, it also focuses on the war's political dimensions. Benny Morris probes the motives and aims of the protagonists on the basis of newly opened Israeli and Western documentation. The Arab side-where the archives are still closed-is illuminated with the help of intelligence and diplomatic materials. Morris stresses the jihadi character of the two-stage Arab assault on the Jewish community in Palestine. Throughout, he examines the di.

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