History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

ISBN-10: 013222335X

ISBN-13: 9780132223355

Edition: 5th 2007

Authors: Ian J. Bickerton, Carla L. Klausner

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This concise and comprehensive text presents a balanced, impartial, and well-illustrated coverage of the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The authors identify and examine the issues and themes that have characterized and defined the conflict over the past century. Thenbsp;new Fifthnbsp;Editionnbsp;examines the many developments since 9/11 and its aftermath.
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List price: $58.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Tables, Charts, and Maps
Defining the Question
Who are the Arabs and Jews?
The Religious Dimension: Judaism and Islam
The Task of the Historian
The Landscape of Palestine
Suggestions for Further Reading
Palestine in the Nineteenth Century
Palestine Under the Ottoman Empire
The Arabs of Palestine
Jews in Nineteenth-Century Palestine
The Birth of Modern Zionism
The History of the Jews in Europe
Theodor Herzl and the Emergence of Political Zionism
The First Zionists Arrive in Palestine
Socialist and Zionist Jews in Palestine
The Jewish and Arab Communities of Palestine on the Eve of World War I
Suggestions for Further Reading
Program of the League of the Arab Fatherland: Negib Azoury
Announcement to the Arabs, Sons of Qahtan
Theodor Herzl, Der Judenstaat
The Basel Declaration
Palestine During the Mandate
The Hussein-McMahon Correspondence
The Sykes-Picot Agreement
The Balfour Declaration
Postwar Settlement
The Mandates
The Jews and the Mandate
The Arabs and the Mandate
The British during the Mandate
Land, Immigration, and White Papers
The White Paper of 1922
The Political Situation
The White Paper of 1930
Arab Rebellion, 1936-1939
Peel Commission Report
The 1939 White Paper
Suggestions for Further Reading
Sir Henry McMahon's Second Note to the Sharif Husain
The Sharif Husain's Third Note to Sir Henry McMahon
Sir Henry McMahon's Third Note to the Sharif Husain
Letter by Arthur James Balfour to Lord Rothschild
British Cabinet Discussion on Support for Zionism
Text of the Faisal-Weizmann Agreement
Feisal-Frankfurther Correspondence
Recommendations of the King-Crane Commission
The Churchill White Paper, 1922
The Peel Commission's Justification for Proposing Partition for Palestine
The 1939 White Paper on Palestine
World War II, Jewish Displaced Persons, and the Partition of Palestine
The Holocaust
Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust
The United States, American Jews, and Palestine to 1945
Palestine After World War II
The Displaced Persons and Palestine
Postwar British and American Policy
The Anglo-American Committee of Enquiry
Palestine Before the United Nations
UNSCOP Majority Report
The United States and the Partition Proposal
UNGA Approves the Partition of Palestine
Arab and Jewish Response to the UN Partition Resolution
Partition in Doubt
Suggestions for Further Reading
Rudolf Hoess on the Methods of the "Final Solution"
Declaration Adopted by the Extraordinary Zionist Conference
The Zionist Case: Golda Meir, Testimony Before the Anglo-American Committee of Enquiry
The Palestine Arab Case: Jamal Bey Husseini
UNSCOP's Plan of Partition with Economic Union
The Proclamation of Israel and First Arab-Israeli War
Israel Declared and the War of 1948
The Palestinian Refugees
Israel: A Jewish State
The Arabs of Palestine: 1948
Suggestions for Further Reading
State of Israel Proclamation of Independence
UN General Assembly Resolution 194
The Conflict Widens: Suez, 1956
The Uncertain Years, 1949-1956
Israel and the Palestinians
Israel and the Arab States
Background to the 1956 War
Egypt and Britain
Nasser and Britain
Nasser and the United States
The Baghdad Pact, 1955
The Suez Crisis
The Role of the British and the French
The Israeli Role
British, French, and Israeli Collusion
Suggestions for Further Reading
Speech by President Nasser Justifying Nationalization of the Suez Canal Company
Anthony Eden's Views of Gamal Abdul Nasser
Speech to the Security Council by Abba Eban, Israel, on his Country's Offensive in Sinai
President Nasser's Response to the Anglo-French Ultimatum
The Turning Point: June 1967
Israel After 1956
The Arab States After 1956
U.S.-Soviet Involvement: The Cold War and the Arms Race
The U.S. Role
The Soviet Role
Syria, the Palestinians, and the War of 1967
Prelude to War
The Road to War
Suggestions for Further Reading
Nasser's Speech to Egyptian National Assembly Members
Speech by Abba Eban to the Security Council
UN Security Council Resolution 242
Principles Guiding Israel's Policy in the Aftermath of the June 1967 War
Resolutions of the Khartoum Conference
Holy Days and Holy War: October 1973
The Palestinians and the PLO After 1967
The PLO Covenant and Armed Struggle
The PLO and the Arab States
Diplomacy, the War of Attrition, and the Rogers Plan
Detente and the Role of the Superpowers
Egypt Prepares for War
The 1973 War and its Aftermath
The Arab Embargo and the Oil Weapon
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Palestinian National Covenant
Security Council Resolution 338
Arab Heads of State Declaration at Rabat
Israel Knesset Statement Following the Rabat Conference
The Search for Peace, 1973-1979
The Peace Process, 1973-1979
Kissinger's Shuttle Diplomacy
Divisions within Israel
The Response of the Arab States
PLO Policy
The West Bank and Gaza
Water and the Arab-Israeli Conflict
The Camp David Accords
The Role of Jimmy Carter
The Camp David Accords and Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty
The Arab Response to Camp David
The Significance of the Camp David Accords
Suggestions for Further Reading
UN General Assembly Resolution 3236 (XXIX)
Speech by Yasser Arafat to the General Assembly
Speech by Yosef Tekoah to the General Assembly
Framework for Peace in the Middle East Agreed at Camp David and Signed at the White House
Framework for the Conclusion of a Peace Treaty Between Egypt and Israel
The Likud Response to Camp David: The 1981 Party Platform
Arab League Summit Communique
West Bank Palestinians: Reaction to Camp David
Lebanon and the Intifada
The Palestinian Factor
Civil War and Its Consequences
"Operation Peace for Galilee"
Israel Withdraws
The American Jewish Lobby and Israel
The Reagan and Other Peace Plans
Communal Conflict in Lebanon Continues
The PLO Moves to Tunis
The Intifada
The PLO and the Intifada
The Intifada and Israeli Policy
Consequences of the Intifada
The Superpowers and the Peace Process
Suggestions for Further Reading
Fez Summit Peace Proposal
Hussein's Renunciation of Claim to the West Bank
Palestine National Council, "Palestinian Declaration of Independence"
PLO Acceptance of UN Resolutions 242 and 338
Arafat Statement on Israel and Terrorism
Shamir's Four-Point Plan
The Peace of the Brave
The End of the Cold War and the Dissolution of the Soviet Union
The Gulf War
Iraq's Invasion and Annexation of Kuwait
The Gulf War and Its Aftermath
The Madrid Peace Conference
The Road to Madrid
The Madrid Conference
The Road to Peace
Elections in Israel and New Directions in the Peace Talks
Bilateral Talks at a Standstill
The Hamas Threat to PLO Leadership
The Issue of Jerusalem Emerges
"Operation Accountability"
Arafat's Role Questioned
The September 1993 Israeli-PLO Accord
Mutual Recognition
The Israel-PLO Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements
Suggestions for Further Reading
President Bush: The Start of Military Action
Saddam Hussein: The Iraqi View
Arafat to Rabin Recognizing Israel's Right to Exist
Rabin to Arafat Recognizing the PLO
Clinton Statement at Signing of Israel-PLO Accord
Arafat Statement at Signing of Accord
Rabin Statement at Signing of Accord
The Israel-PLO Declaration of Principles
The Peace Progresses
The Gaza-Jericho Agreement Between Israel and the PLO
Peace Between Jordan and Israel
The Road to Oslo II
Palestinian Violence Continues
West Bank Settlers' Opposition
Oslo II, or the Taba Accord
The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin
The Election of a Palestinian Legislative Council and Arafat as President
Arafat and the Islamists
The Syrian Track
"Operation Grapes of Wrath"
The PLO Votes to Amend the Covenant
The Israeli Elections of May 1996
The Victory of Benjamin Netanyahu
The Arab and Palestinian Response
The Hasmonean Tunnel Incident
Agreement on Hebron
Suggestions for Further Reading
Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty
The Taba Accord
Eulogy for Late Prime Minister Rabin by King Hussein of Jordan
Text of Understanding Between Israel and Lebanon
Protocol Concerning the Redeployment in Hebron and Note for the Record
Letter of U.S. Secretary of State to Israeli Prime Minister at Signing of Hebron Protocol
Collapse of the Peace Process
Peace Negotiations Stall
Internal Problems in Israel
The Wye River Memorandum
The Death of King Hussein
The Election of Ehud Barak
The Sharm al-Sheikh Memorandum
The Syrians-and Great Expectations
The Talks Continue
Camp David II
The Al-Aqsa Intifada and Collapse of the Peace Process
The Election Victory of Ariel Sharon
Wye River Memorandum
UN Resolution 425 [On Lebanon]
The Sharm el-Sheikh Memorandum
The Arab-Israeli Conflict in the Post-9/11 World
Sharon Forms a New Coalition Government
The Mitchell Report
September 11, 2001, and the War on Terror
United States Endorses Palestine as a State
Israel Pronounces P.A. as an Entity that Supports Terror
The Saudi Plan
Israel Begins to Build a "Security Fence"
The Quartet "Road Map" to Peace
The Road Map Comes to a Dead End
Sharon's Unilateral Gaza Withdrawal Plan
Controversy over the Security Barrier and Targeted Killings
Death of Yasser Arafat: Mahmoud Abbas Elected President of P.A.
Evacuation Completed
Implications of Gaza Withdrawal
Threat of Civil War in Israel Refuted
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Performance-Based Roadmap to a Permanent Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Cabinet Resolution Regarding the Disengagement Plan, June 6, 2004, as Published by the Israeli Prime Minister's Office
The Changing Character of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Outstanding Issues in the Conflict
Israel and the Palestinians
The Syrian Track
Economic Issues
Postscript: January 2006
Guide to Pronunciation
Photo Credits
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