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Oxford University Press
01 August 2019
History; Middle Eastern history; Geopolitics; Armed conflict
No conflict in the world has lasted as long, generated as many news headlines, or incited as much controversy as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yet, despite, or perhaps because of, the degree of international attention it receives, the conflict is still widely misunderstood. While Israelis and Palestinians and their respective supporters trade accusations, many outside observers remain confused by the conflict's complexity and perplexed by the passion it arouses.

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) offers an even-handed and judicious guide to the world's most intractable dispute. Writing in an engaging, jargon-free Q&A format, Dov Waxman provides clear and concise answers to common questions, from the most basic to the most contentious. Covering the conflict from its nineteenth-century origins to the latest developments of the twenty-first century, this book explains the key events, examines the core issues, and presents the competing claims and narratives of both sides. Readers will learn what the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is all about, how it has evolved over time, and why it continues to defy diplomatic efforts at a resolution.
By:   Dov Waxman (Professor of Political Science Professor of Political Science Northeastern University)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 141mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   314g
ISBN:   9780190625337
ISBN 10:   0190625333
Series:   What Everyone Needs To Know (R)
Pages:   264
Publication Date:   01 August 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface Acknowledgments List of Maps and Figures Chronology Ch. 1 - The Basics Ch. 2 - The Origins of the Conflict Ch. 3 - The Arab-Israeli Wars Ch. 4 - The Peace Process Ch. 5 - The Occupied Territories Ch. 6 - The Future of the Conflict Suggestions for Further Reading Index

Dov Waxman is Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies at Northeastern University, and Director of its Middle East Program. He is the author of Israel's Palestinians and Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel.

Reviews for The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Waxman draws on his command of history, diplomacy and politics to untangle what is surely the most challenging quandary in the Middle East since the Gordian knot, and he dispenses his solid expertise in short bursts of clear and highly illuminating prose. -Jonathan Kirsch, The Jewish Journal


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