A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Indiana Series in Middle East Studies 2nd Revised edition)

A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Indiana Series in Middle East Studies 2nd Revised edition)

By: Mark A. Tessler (author)Paperback

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Mark Tessler's highly praised, comprehensive, and balanced history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the earliest times to the present-updated through the first years of the 21st century-provides a constructive framework for understanding recent developments and assessing the prospects for future peace. Drawing upon a wide array of documents and on research by Palestinians, Israelis, and others, Tessler assesses the conflict on both the Israelis' and the Palestinians' terms. New chapters in this expanded edition elucidate the Oslo peace process, including the reasons for its failure, and the political dynamics in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza at a critical time of transition.

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Mark Tessler is Samuel J. Elderveld Collegiate Professor of Political Science, Director of the International Institute, and Vice Provost for International Affairs at the University of Michigan. He is author (with Ann Lesch) of Israel, Egypt, and the Palestinians: From Camp David to Intifada (IUP, 1989), co-editor of Democracy, War, and Peace in the Middle East (IUP, 1995), and editor of Area Studies and Social Science: Strategies for Understanding Middle East Politics (IUP, 1999).


Preface to the Second Edition Preface A Note on Transliteration Part I. Jews and Arabs Before the Conflict: The Congruent Origins of Modern Zionism and Arab Nationalism 1. Jewish History and the Emergence of Modern Political Zionism 2. Arab History and the Origins of Nationalism in the Arab World Part II. Emergence and History of the Conflict to 1948 3. The Conflict Takes Shape 4. The Dual Society in Mandatory Palestine Part III. Routinization of the Conflict, 1948-1967 5. The Palestinian Disaster and Basic Issues after 1948 6. Israel and the Arab States through June 1967 Part IV. The Palestinian Dimension Reemerges: From the June War through Camp David 7. Postwar Diplomacy and the Rise of the Palestine Resistance Movement 8. Israel, the Palestinians, and the Occupied Territories in the 1970s Part V. The High Price of Stalemate and Futile Diplomacy in the 1980s 9. Violent Confrontations in the Early 1980s 10. Futile Diplomacy in the Mid-1980s Part VI. Efforts to Break the Stalemate: From the Intifada through the Oslo Peace Process 11. The Intifada and Beyond 12. The Oslo Peace Process Epilogue: The Post-Oslo Period

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  • publication date: 25/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780253220707
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1040
  • ID: 9780253220707
  • weight: 1425
  • ISBN10: 025322070X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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