A History of Israel (Palgrave Essential Histories Series)
By: Ahron Bregman (author)Hardback
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A History of Israel examines Israel's turbulent history from the first Zionist Congress of 1897 to the present day. Drawing on his considerable experience as historian and journalist, Ahron Bregman offers a balanced exploration of Israel's past in which the three principal driving themes of Jewish immigration, wars, and attempts to forge peace with Arabs and Palestinians combine into a single compelling narrative. New insights, revelations appearing in print for the first time, and portraits of Israeli leaders, past and present, are adeptly woven together with an overview of major events. This incisive book will be welcomed by all with an interest in the fascinating history of Israel.
AHRON BREGMAN is a Lecturer in History at Webster University, London and also a journalist for the Daily Telegraph and other national newspapers in the UK and the US.
List of maps Preface The Road to Statehood, 1897- 1947 The Birth of Israel, 1948-1949 Years of Consolidation, 1950-1966 The Six Day War and Afterwards, 1967-1973 Yom Kippur War and the Death of Labour, 1973-1977 Begin's Years, 1977-1983 The Road to Peace, 1983-1991 Peace and War, 1992 to Present Appendix 1: The Liberty Affair, 1967 Appendix 2: The Dayan el-Tohami Protocol, 1977 Appendix 3: Draft Declaration of Principles, Israel-Syria, 1992 Further Reading Index
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