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Palestine betrayed

Author: Efraim Karsh
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 1947 UN resolution to partition Palestine changed the political landscape of the Middle East, giving rise to six wars between Arabs and Jews, countless armed clashes, blockades, and terrorism, as well as a profound shattering of Palestinian Arab society. Karsh tells the story from both the Arab and Jewish perspectives.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Efraim Karsh
ISBN: 9780300172348 0300172346 9780300127270 0300127278
OCLC Number: 706747427
Description: ix, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Jews and Arabs in the Holy Land --
Pan-Arab ambitions --
"The most important Arab quisling" --
The road to partition --
Kingdoms are established over dead bodies and skulls --
Fleeing Haifa --
Why don't you stay and fight? --
Jerusalem embattled --
All fall down --
The scramble for Palestine --
Shattered dreams --
A self-inflicted catastrophe --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Efraim Karsh.

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The 1947 UN resolution to partition Palestine irrevocably changed the political landscape of the Middle East, giving rise to six full-fledged wars between Arabs and Jews, countless armed clashes,  Read more...

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"'Ephraim Karsh's Palestine Betrayed tells in rich detail the story of the fall of the British Mandate and the rise of Israel, going a long way towards doing justice to the history at hand.' (Seth Read more...

 
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