Summary: ''In print for forty years, and now in its seventh edition, The Israel-Arab Reader is an authoritative guide to more than a century of conflict in the Middle East. It covers the full spectrum of a violent and checkered history - from the origins of Zionism and Arab nationalism, through the struggles surrounding Israel's independence in 1948, the wars and hostilities characterizing the following decades, the long diplomatic process and many peace initiatives, and up to the most recent ...show more developments.'' ''Arranged chronologically and without bias by two veteran historians of the Middle East, this comprehensive reference includes speeches, letters, articles, and reports involving all the major interests in the area. A new chapter recounts the Gaza withdrawal, the Hamas election victory, and the Lebanon-Israel War, and a new introduction highlights the principal advancements since the start of the conflict on a state level sixty years ago.''--BOOK JACKET. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: (7TH)08
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