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Israel and Settler Society

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ISBN-10: 0745325009

ISBN-13: 9780745325002

Edition: 2006 (Annotated)

Authors: Lorenzo Veracini

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The struggle between Israel and the Palestinians is not unique -- whatever the news media may suggest. Lorenzo Veracini argues that the conflict is best understood in terms of colonialism. Like many other societies, Israel is a settler society. Looking in detail at the evolution of other colonial regimes -- apartheid South Africa, French Algeria and Australia -- Veracini presents a thoughtful interpretation of the dynamics of colonialism, offering a clear framework within which to understand the middle east crisis. Veracini challenges two important myths: firstly, that the Israeli-Palestinian dispute is unique and defies comparative approaches; and secondly that the struggle is mainly…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 1/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Introduction: Comparing Colonial Conditions
The Geography of Unilateral Separation
On Israeli Apartheids
Comparing Colonial Settler Projects
The Bantustanization of Palestinian Space
The Racialization of Palestinian Mobility
The Troubles of Decolonization
France/Algeria, Israel/Palestine
Comparing Wars of Decolonization
Winning the Wars of Decolonization
Narratives of the Wars of Decolonization
Founding Violence and Settler Societies
Rewriting History in Israel and Australia
The 'New' Israeli History
Australian History and Aboriginal History
History Writing and Deadlocked Reconciliations
Conclusion: Imperial Engagements and the Negotiation of Israel and Palestine