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Author Reich, Bernard, 1941-

Title A brief history of Israel / Bernard Reich
Edition Second edition
Published New York, NY : Facts On File/Checkmark Books, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 382 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents From biblical times to the Ottoman period -- The prehistory of the state of Israel (c. 1880-1948) -- Political, economic, and military consolidation (1948-1967) -- From the Six-Day War to the Yom Kippur War and its aftermath (1967-1975) -- The Begin earthquake and peace with Egypt (1975-1979) -- From peace with Egypt to the Palestinian Intifada (1979-1990) -- The Persian Gulf War and the Middle East peace process (1990-1996) -- The Netanyahu and Barak governments (1996-2000) -- The al-Aqsa Intifada and Sharon's ascent to power (2000-2002) -- A new perspective on security (2002-2006) -- A continuing quest for peace (2006-present)
Summary Narrates the complex tale of Israel's people and their modern state, established thousands of years after the destruction of the old one, against the backdrop of exile, anti-Semitism, Zionism, and the Holocaust
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-366) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arab-Israeli conflict.
Israel -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1438108265 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
9781438108261 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)