The Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Arab-Israeli Conflict : A History

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With the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History with Documents, David Lesch, a widely respected university scholar and commentator on modern Middle Eastern politics, presents the most balanced and accessible account of the conflict to date. The book presents a variety of perspectives, along with concise and informative analysis, enabling students to make informed and educated assessments of issues that for one reason or another are subjects of debate and controversy. Though it is shorter than most other books on the topic, The Arab-Israeli Conflict contains primary documents, photographs, maps, in-text sidebars or boxes covering aspects of social and cultural history, a chronology for quick reference, suggested readings, and a glossary. This book is the perfect choice for a core text in courses on the Conflict, and an excellent supplementary text for Modern Middle East surveys.show more

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  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 793.78g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 18 halftones & 17 maps
  • 0195172299
  • 9780195172294

About David W. Lesch

David W. Lesch is Professor of Middle East History at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. His books include The Middle East and the United States: A Historical and Political Reassessment, Fourth Edition (2007); The New Lion of Damascus: Bashar al-Asad and Modern Syria (2005); the two-volume work History in Dispute: The Middle East Since World War II, Volumes 14 and 15 (2003); 1979: The Year That Shaped the Modern Middle East (2001); Syria and the United States: Eisenhower's Cold War in the Middle East (1992); and The History of the United States in the Middle East (forthcoming).show more

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