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Israeli History, Politics and Society

Series Editor: Efraim Karsh

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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21-30 of 60 results in Israeli History, Politics and Society
  1. H V Evatt and the Establishment of Israel

    The Undercover Zionist

    By Daniel Mandel

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    The Minister for External Affairs, and the dominant force in the formation of Australian foreign policy for a crucial decade in the battle over Palestine (1941-1949), Herbert Vere Evatt played a central role in the Australian political response to Zionism and the conflict in Palestine. This book,...

    Published June 29th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Britain, Israel and Anglo-Jewry 1949-57

    By Natan Aridan

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    This book focuses on the bilateral and multilateral relations between Britain, the 'former proprietor' and Israel, the 'successor state', during the period following their armed clash in January 1949, to Israel's withdrawal from the Gaza and the Sinai in March 1957. It highlights the formulation of...

    Published June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Israel: The First Hundred Years

    Volume IV: Israel in the International Arena

    Edited by Efraim Karsh

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    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...

    Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Lyndon B. Johnson and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel

    In the Shadow of the Hawk

    By Abraham Ben-Zvi

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    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...

    Published February 4th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Britain, the Hashemites and Arab Rule

    The Sherifian Solution

    By Timothy J. Paris

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Timothy Paris examines Winston Churchill's involvement in the struggle for power in a number of Middle Eastern countries between 1920 and 1925. His study traces the development of the Sherifian policy, a policy that was devised by the British....

    Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Israeli Palestinians

    An Arab Minority in the Jewish State

    Edited by Alexander Bligh

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    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....

    Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge

  7. The Conscience of Lebanon

    A Political Biography of Etienne Sakr (Abu-Arz)

    By Mordechai Nisan

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    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...

    Published April 28th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Israel, the Hashemites and the Palestinians

    The Fateful Triangle

    Edited by Efraim Karsh, P.R. Kumaraswamy

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    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...

    Published April 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Trapped Fools

    Thirty Years of Israeli Policy in the Territories

    By Shlomo Gazit

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Based upon the author's own experiences this study explores the Israeli government's attitude to the West Bank and Gaza over a period of 30 years. The "fools" in the book's title refers not only to the Arabs who rejected Israeli peace offers but to the Israelis themselves....

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking the Middle East

    By Efraim Karsh

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    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,...

    Published March 29th 2003 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Jihad in Palestine: Political Islam and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
    By Shaul Bartal
    To Be Published May 31st 2015
  2. Ralph Bunche and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Mediation and the UN, 1947-1949
    By Elad Ben-Dror
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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