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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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41-50 of 61 results in Israeli History, Politics and Society
  1. Jerusalem Divided

    The Armistice Regime, 1947-1967

    By Raphael Israeli

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Traces the background to the history of the Armistice Regime, established in 1947 to combat the fighting between Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem. The author details the Armistice Commission, which governed its application and the many in-built problems that thwarted their proper functioning....

    Published January 31st 2002 by Routledge

  2. Public Policy in Israel

    Edited by David Nachmias, Gila Menahem

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    An examination of the current Israeli government, covering public policies such as health, housing and transport. The volume covers the institutional as well as the political and the bureaucratic framework within which public policies have been made and implemented....

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Israel: The First Hundred Years

    Volume III: Politics and Society since 1948

    Edited by Efraim Karsh

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Since its founding in 1948 Israel has faced many political, social and psychological challenges, unfamiliar to other nations on the western democratic political model and peculiar to the Jewish state. This work covers the role of politics in Israel since 1948....

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Israel at the Polls 1999

    Israel: the First Hundred Years, Volume III

    Edited by Daniel J. Elazar, M. Ben Mollov

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    The 1999 Israeli elections focused on the character of the main political contenders for prime minister - Binyamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak. Along with Barak's victory, the Israeli public made important statements concerning the shape and direction of Israeli political culture with a hope of a...

    Published September 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Israeli-Egyptian Relations, 1980-2000

    By Ephraim Dowek

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    A memoir by former diplomat Ephraim Dowek which provides a comprehensive study of the relations between Egypt and Israel from peace until the present day. This is an informative account of the author's time in Egypt as a high-level Israeli diplomat (he was eventually appointed Ambassador) and as a...

    Published June 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. Global Politics

    Essays in Honour of David Vital

    Edited by Abraham Ben-Zvi, Aharon Klieman

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    The essays in this volume discuss and assess the philosophies and writings of Professor David Vital. They aim to develop his work within modern diplomacy, issues relating to modern Jewish history, and within the State of Israel and its conduct of foreign relations....

    Published May 18th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Peacemaking in a Divided Society

    Israel After Rabin

    Edited by Sasson Sofer

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    This is an interdisciplinary study of Israeli society in one of the defining moments in the history of Israel. The contributors discuss the critical aspects of the political order, economics, the military, the role of the media and legal reform that are shaping a new Israel....

    Published January 3rd 2001 by Routledge

  8. Divided Against Zion

    Anti-Zionist Opposition to the Creation of a Jewish State in Palestine, 1945-1948

    By Rory Miller

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Using primary sources, this study of the relationship between three anti-Zionist bodies in Britain in the years that directly preceded the founding of the State of Israel also analyzes the Zionist attitude to the Jewish Fellowship, the Arab Office and the Committee for Arab Affairs....

    Published October 30th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Israel: the First Hundred Years

    Volume II: From War to Peace?

    Edited by Efraim Karsh

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    The end of the British mandate in Palestine heralded the birth of the new state of Israel. It also marked the end of one of the most tumultuous and momentous chapters in Israeli history. But the new state, born into a hostile environment and struggling with the manifold demands of sovereignty,...

    Published October 30th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Fabricating Israeli History

    The 'New Historians', 2nd Edition

    By Efraim Karsh

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Israeli historiography is under assault by "new historians" exposing "Zionist narrative". This text takes issue with these "revisionists", arguing that they have ignored or misinterpreted much documentation in developing their analysis of Israel's history....

    Published June 10th 2000 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Jihad in Palestine: Political Islam and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
    By Shaul Bartal
    To Be Published August 10th 2015
  2. Ralph Bunche and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Mediation and the UN, 1947-1949
    By Elad Ben-Dror
    To Be Published August 20th 2015

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