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The accidental empire : Israel and the birth of settlements, 1967-1977

Author: Gershom Gorenberg
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the creation of Jewish settlements in territories seized following the 1967 Six-Day War, the actions and inactions that led to the move into occupied regions, and the long-term implications of the move.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gershom Gorenberg
ISBN: 9780805075649 080507564X 9781616801588 1616801581
OCLC Number: 123247043
Description: xvii, 454 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: December 1975 : North from Jerusalem --
1. The avalanche --
2. Creating facts --
3. Silent cowboys on the new frontier --
4. Settling in --
5. The "invisible" occupation --
6. Changing of the guard --
7. The reign of hubris --
8. All quiet on the Suez front --
9. Mere anarchy is loosed --
10. Confrontation --
11. Last train to Sebastia --
12. The fall of the house of labor --
Epilogue: Ephemeral, for the fourth decade.
Responsibility: Gershom Gorenberg.
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Drawing on newly opened archives and extensive interviews, Gorenberg reconstructs the actions and inactions that created the Israeli settlements in the occupied territories, calling into question  Read more...

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A thoroughly documented, pathbreaking analysis of Israel's disastrous settlement project in the occupied territories; it reads like a chapter in Barbara Tuchman's well-known book, "The March of Read more...

 
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