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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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The Conscience of Lebanon A Political Biography of Etienne Sakr (Abu-Arz)

The Conscience of Lebanon: A Political Biography of Etienne Sakr (Abu-Arz)

1st Edition

By Mordechai Nisan
April 29, 2003

This work is a combination of an account of a most captivating Lebanese personality with a penetrating analysis of the historical and religious contours of Lebanon. Mordechai Nisan spent much time with Etienne Sakr between 2000 and 2001. Set within the context of the national political narrative of...

The Israeli Palestinians An Arab Minority in the Jewish State

The Israeli Palestinians: An Arab Minority in the Jewish State

1st Edition

Edited By Alexander Bligh
May 01, 2003

One of the most crucial issues to affect national policy in the state of Israel is that of relations between its Jewish and Arab citizens. This edited collection offers a comprehensive analysis of the most significant factors to have contributed to current conditions....

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel In the Shadow of the Hawk

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel: In the Shadow of the Hawk

1st Edition

By Abraham Ben-Zvi
July 23, 2004

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel seeks to reconstruct and elucidate the processes behind the decisions made by the Johnson Administration during the years 1965-68 to sell Israel M-48 tanks, A-4 Skyhawk planes and F-4 Phantom planes. This examination is based on a ...

Israel: The First Hundred Years Volume IV: Israel in the International Arena

Israel: The First Hundred Years: Volume IV: Israel in the International Arena

1st Edition

Edited By Efraim Karsh
July 21, 2004

Born amidst the ruin of the Second World War and into the Cold War environment of machtpolitik, Israel has since its earliest existence commanded a place on the international stage out of all relation to its size, population or ambitions. This volume examines Israel's experience in foreign affairs ...

Israel, the Hashemites and the Palestinians The Fateful Triangle

Israel, the Hashemites and the Palestinians: The Fateful Triangle

1st Edition

Edited By Efraim Karsh, P.R. Kumaraswamy
April 02, 2003

This volume provides a wide ranging historical survey of the special relationship between the Zionist movement and Israel with the Hashemite family and its far-reaching implications for Middle Eastern affairs in general, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in particular. It includes chapters on ...

Rethinking the Middle East

Rethinking the Middle East

1st Edition

By Efraim Karsh
March 30, 2003

Rethinking the Middle East runs counter to the received wisdom in modern Middle East studies. This discipline has been dominated by what may be termed a "culture of victimization"; it views the local populations of the Middle East Arabs in particular as the hapless victims of alien encroachment, ...

The Last Days in Israel Understanding the New Israeli Democracy

The Last Days in Israel: Understanding the New Israeli Democracy

1st Edition

By Abraham Diskin
March 01, 2003

During the 1990s many dramatic changes influenced the basic characteristics of the Israeli democracy. This volume examines the challenges and circumstances the country has faced and addresses both the public's and leadership's singular goal of "peace and security". The book also investigates the ...

Fabricating Israeli History The 'New Historians'

Fabricating Israeli History: The 'New Historians'

2nd Edition

By Efraim Karsh
June 10, 2000

Israeli historiography is under assault by "new historians" exposing "Zionist narrative". This text takes issue with these "revisionists", arguing that they have ignored or misinterpreted much documentation in developing their analysis of Israel's history....

In Search of Identity Jewish Aspects in Israeli Culture

In Search of Identity: Jewish Aspects in Israeli Culture

1st Edition

Edited By Dan Urian, Efraim Karsh
December 01, 1998

Culture has played a focal role in the shaping of Jewish-Israeli national identity. Since the 1950s, Israeli culture has been disintegrating into simultaneous sub-cultures. The contributors discuss the nature and characteristics of this cultural tension and the nature of Jewishness....

Between War and Peace Dilemmas of Israeli Security

Between War and Peace: Dilemmas of Israeli Security

1st Edition

Edited By Efraim Karsh
April 30, 1996

Strategists assess the opportunities confronting Israel at the century's end and offer solutions to such issues as the economic consequences of peace for security, implications of the new world order for Israel's strategic interests, Israel's nuclear weapons and a future Middle Eastern battlefield....

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