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A history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Author: Mark A Tessler
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2009.
Series: Indiana series in Arab and Islamic studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"Mark Tessler's highly praised, comprehensive, and balanced history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the earliest times to the present - updated to the first decade of the twenty-first century - provides a constructive framework for understanding recent developments and assessing the prospects for future peace. New chapters elucidate the Oslo peace process, including the reasons for its failure, and the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Tessler
ISBN: 9780253220707 025322070X 9780253358486 0253358485
OCLC Number: 261177799
Description: xx, 1018 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Jews and Arabs before the conflict : the congruent origins of modern Zionism and Arab nationalism --
Jewish history and the emergence of modern political Zionism --
Arab history and the origins of nationalism in the Arab world --
pt. 2. Emergence and history of the conflict to 1948 --
The conflict takes shape --
The dual society in mandatory Palestine --
pt. 3. Routinization of the conflict, 1948-1967 --
The Palestinian disaster and basic issues after 1948 --
Israel and the Arab states through June 1967 --
pt. 4. The Palestinian dimension reemerges : from the June War through Camp David --
Postwar diplomacy and the rise of the Palestine resistance movement --
Israel, the Palestinians, and the occupied territories in the 1970s --
pt. 5. The high price of stalemate : confrontations and futile diplomacy in the 1980s --
Violent confrontations in the early 1980s --
Futile diplomacy in the mid-1980s --
pt. 6. Efforts to break the stalemate : from the Intifada through the Oslo peace process --
The Intifada and beyond --
The Oslo peace process --
Epilogue : The post-Oslo period.
Series Title: Indiana series in Arab and Islamic studies.
Responsibility: Mark Tessler.
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Of the numerous books devoted to the ISraeli-Palestinian conflict, Univ. of Michigan political science professor Tessler's contribution certainly ranks among the most extensive and thorough. Given Read more...

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