A Brief History of Israel

A Brief History of Israel

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
A one-stop reference to the events, people, and ideas leading up to and following the creation of the independent state of Israel provides invaluable information for anyone interested in Jewish History, Israel and the Middle East, or current events in this troubled region.

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In a concise, up-to-date treatment, Reich (political science and international affairs, George Washington U., Washington, DC) traces the evolution of Israel from a divinely promised homeland to a modern developed nation. Boxed material treats many of its milestones and challenges. Appendices include basic facts about the country, statistics on the toll of terrorism, election results since 1949, and a chronology starting from the Jewish patriarchs' period. Illustrations include maps, and photos of leaders and contested sites. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Provides an overview of the history of Israel from its beginnings as an independent state in 1948 up to the present, exploring the historical background, the current Arab-Israeli conflict, domestic politics, and international relations.

Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, c2005
ISBN: 9780816051182
Characteristics: xvii, 350 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm


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