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Israeli History, Politics and Society


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This series provides a multidisciplinary examination of all aspects of Israeli history, politics and society and serves as a means of communication between the various communities interested in Israel: academics, policy-makers, practitioners, journalists and the informed public.

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Britain, the Hashemites and Arab Rule The Sherifian Solution

Britain, the Hashemites and Arab Rule: The Sherifian Solution

1st Edition

By Timothy J. Paris
April 09, 2015

Timothy Paris examines Winston Churchill's involvement in the struggle for power in a number of Middle Eastern countries between 1920 and 1925. His study traces the development of the Sherifian policy, a policy that was devised by the British....

Britain, Israel and Anglo-Jewry 1949-57

Britain, Israel and Anglo-Jewry 1949-57

1st Edition

By Natan Aridan
February 27, 2015

This book focuses on the bilateral and multilateral relations between Britain, the 'former proprietor' and Israel, the 'successor state', during the period following their armed clash in January 1949, to Israel's withdrawal from the Gaza and the Sinai in March 1957. It highlights the formulation of...

The Harp and the Shield of David Ireland, Zionism and the State of Israel

The Harp and the Shield of David: Ireland, Zionism and the State of Israel

1st Edition

By Shulamit Eliash
February 05, 2015

Eliash examines the relationship between Ireland and the Zionist movement, and the state of Israel from the context of Palestine’s partition and the delay in Ireland’s recognition of the State of Israel until 1963. Analyzing the Irish attitude to the partition of Palestine through an analogy ...

Peacemaking in a Divided Society Israel After Rabin

Peacemaking in a Divided Society: Israel After Rabin

1st Edition

Edited By Sasson Sofer
January 03, 2001

This is an interdisciplinary study of Israeli society in one of the defining moments in the history of Israel. The contributors discuss the critical aspects of the political order, economics, the military, the role of the media and legal reform that are shaping a new Israel....

Israeli Identity In Search of a Successor to the Pioneer, Tsabar and Settler

Israeli Identity: In Search of a Successor to the Pioneer, Tsabar and Settler

1st Edition

By Lilly Weissbrod
May 22, 2014

This thoroughly researched book reveals the true identity of the modern Israeli. Israelis are unique in having changed their identity three times in only one hundred years. Written in a user-friendly style, the book will appeal to scholars and students of the Middle East....

Jerusalem Divided The Armistice Regime, 1947-1967

Jerusalem Divided: The Armistice Regime, 1947-1967

1st Edition

By Raphael Israeli
January 31, 2002

Traces the background to the history of the Armistice Regime, established in 1947 to combat the fighting between Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem. The author details the Armistice Commission, which governed its application and the many in-built problems that thwarted their proper functioning....

Israel's National Security Issues and Challenges Since the Yom Kippur War

Israel's National Security: Issues and Challenges Since the Yom Kippur War

1st Edition

By Efraim Inbar
April 28, 2014

This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of Israel's security challenges since the 1973 October War. Efraim Inbar takes the reader on a historical journey through Israel's relations in the Middle East that begins with an analysis of Israel's strategic thinking after 1973 and ends with an ...

War in Palestine, 1948 Israeli and Arab Strategy and Diplomacy

War in Palestine, 1948: Israeli and Arab Strategy and Diplomacy

1st Edition

By David Tal
April 28, 2014

Arab involvement in the Jewish-Palestine conflict had started during the late 1930s, but it was only in the wake of the UN Partition Resolution of 29 November 1947 that active military intervention was considered. The Arab League tried to form a unified army that would prevent the implementation of...

Green Crescent Over Nazareth The Displacement of Christians by Muslims in the Holy Land

Green Crescent Over Nazareth: The Displacement of Christians by Muslims in the Holy Land

1st Edition

By Raphael Israeli
May 01, 2002

This is the story of the cultural and political struggle between Christians and Muslims, and of the rapid Islamicization of Nazareth - the birthplace of Christianity - ironically, under the rule of the Jewish State of Israel....

Israel at the Polls, 1996

Israel at the Polls, 1996

1st Edition

Edited By Daniel J. Elazar, Shmuel Sandler
March 31, 1998

The 1996 Israeli elections were the first elections by direct vote for the position of prime minister in which a newcomer - Binyamin Netanyahu - defeated the most veteran Israeli politician, Shimon Peres. The result indicated not only a transition of power from the left-centre to the right-centre, ...

Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue The Formulation of a Policy, 1948-1956

Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue: The Formulation of a Policy, 1948-1956

1st Edition

By Jacob Tovy
March 03, 2014

Examining the development of Israel’s policy toward the Palestinian refugee issue, this book spans the period following the first Arab-Israeli War until the mid-1950s, when the basic principles of Israel’s policy were finalized. Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue outlines and analyzes the ...

The Shaping of Israeli Identity Myth, Memory and Trauma

The Shaping of Israeli Identity: Myth, Memory and Trauma

1st Edition

Edited By Robert Wistrich, David Ohana
June 01, 1995

A dozen essays document the evolution of national myths in Israel as the heroic figures and events of independence and survival transmute into blind fanaticism, great-power manipulation, and traditional colonialism and genocide. Without passing any judgement on the changes, they delve into the meani...

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