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Palestine: a modern history.
"Abdul al-Wahhab Kayyali
Includes index. Bibliography: p. 232-238.
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About this Item: MacMillan and Co. Ltd., London, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. "This is a comprehensive history of Syria, Lebanon and Palestine east and west of the river Jordan from the closing decades of the eighteenth century of , and then of the Republic of Syria to the summer of ". The history of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict began with the establishment of the state of Israel in This conflict came from the intercommunal violence in Mandatory Palestine between Israelis and Arabs from and erupted into full-scale hostilities in the –48 civil conflict continues to the present day on various levels.
His work published in , "A History of Modern Palestine," shows him instead to be "an historian." As nearly every likely reader of the book appreciates, at the point of its publication there were at best only one or two other histories of modern Palestine deserving of the name, all but lost among a torrent of mythology and polemic. Bitter Harvest: A Modern History of Palestine. New York: Olive Branch Press, Harms, Gregory with Todd M. Ferry. The Palestine–Israel Conflict: A Basic Introduction (Pluto Press, ), ISBN ; Hurewitz, J. C. The Struggle for Palestine (Shocken Books, ), [out of print] Karmi, Ghada.
Print book: English: 4th rev. and updated edView all editions and formats Summary: This book tracks the long years of Palestinian history from the fateful Balfour Declaration of through the times of loss, dispossession and occupation, and on to the triumphs and tragedies of the historic uprising that began in , right up to the He notes that the archaeological strata that denote the history of Palestine – encompassing the Biblical, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad, Abbasid, Fatimid, Crusader, Ayyubid, Mamluk and Ottoman periods – form part of the identity of the modern-day Palestinian people, as they have come to understand it over the last century.
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Palestine is a small region of land—roughly 2, square miles—that has played a prominent role in the ancient and modern history of the Middle East. Violent. Problems abound on the very first page of this book.
The first chapter is entitled "Setting for a Conflict: " Accompanying the page is a full-page graphic of Palestine, corresponding to the modern Israeli borders that would not drawn until The land east of the Jordan is labeled "Transjordan," a nation created only in Cited by: His work published in"A History of Modern Palestine," shows him instead to be "an historian." As nearly every likely reader of the book appreciates, at the point of its publication there were at best only one or two other histories of modern Palestine deserving of the name, all but lost among a torrent of mythology and by: Despite being a politics student, I was totally ignorant of the history behind israel / palestine before reading this book.
This book was a great introduction to the history of modern palestine and provides a relatively impartial account of the historical events of the last century or so to do with zionism and the establishment of the state of israel/5. Problems abound on the very first page of this book.
The first chapter is entitled "Setting for a Conflict: " Accompanying the page is a full-page graphic of Palestine, corresponding to the modern Israeli borders that would not drawn until The land east of the Jordan is labeled "Transjordan," a nation created only in /5(2).
Ilan Pappe's book traces the history of Palestine from the Ottomans in the nineteenth century, through the British Mandate, the establishment of the state of Israel inand the subsequent wars and conflicts which have dominated this troubled region.
The second edition of Pappe's book has been updated to include the dramatic events of the s and the early twenty-first.
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Abd al-Wahhāb al- Kayyali. Croom Helm, - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. Ilan Pappe's book is the story of Palestine, a land inhabited by two peoples, and two national identities.
It begins with the Ottomans in the early s, the reign of Muhammad Ali, and traces a path through the arrival of the early Zionists at the end of that century, through the British mandate at the beginning of the twentieth century, the establishment of the state of Israel inand Reviews: 1.
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Addeddate Identifier PalestineAModernHistory_ Identifier-ark ark://t1hj3zn2f Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR) Ppi. By all accounts, the Palestine war was one of the most significant milestones in the modern history of the Middle East and remains one of the most intractable conflicts of modern times.
Israelis call the war "The War of Independence" while Arabs call it al-Nakba or the disaster. The conventional Israeli version portrays as an unequal struggle between a Jewish 5/5(1). Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
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A History of Modern Palestine – Second Edition. Ilan Pappe. Cambridge University Press, N.Y. A traditional history is the one written by the ‘winners’, the elites that make up the winners, or those that serve them either through ignorance or through free will, or through the.
Ilan Pappe has written a book that is lucid and forthright. It is a unique contribution to the history of this troubled land, and all those concerned with developments in the Middle East will have to read Ilan Pappe's book is a valuable contribution to the historical research of Palestine as a general survey for those studying the by: Palestine (Arabic: فلسطين Filasṭīn, Falasṭīn, Filisṭīn; Greek: Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Latin: Palaestina; Hebrew: פלשתינה Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia usually considered to include Israel, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and in some definitions, parts of western Jordan.
The name was used by ancient Greek writers, and it was later. The subtitle of _Bitter Harvest_ is "A Modern History of Palestine", but it really should be "A Long Anti-Zionist Screed". The book really focuses very little on the people or leaders of Palestine.
Instead it closely documents the misdeeds of the Israelis. While no sane person would argue that the Palestinians don't have plenty of grievances Cited by: Get this from a library. Palestine: a modern history. [ʻAbd al-Wahhāb Kayyālī]. Explore our list of Israel/Palestine - History (Modern) Books at Barnes & Noble®.
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Neil Caplan, The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Contested Histories. Part of a series called “Contesting the Past,” this even-handed study is by a Canadian academic who has spent his whole career researching and teaching the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Caplan provides a brisk and balanced account of it.Despite being a politics student, I was totally ignorant of the history behind israel / palestine before reading this book. This book was a great introduction to the history of modern palestine and provides a relatively impartial account of the historical events of the last century or so to do with zionism and the establishment of the state of israel.Bitter harvest: a modern history of Palestine User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.
This is an updated and slightly revised version of a classic historical account of Palestine written by a strongly partisan Palestinian Arab. Those familiar with editions one (New World, ) or two Read full review.