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Review: 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

User Review  - Haotian Xu - Goodreads

You can't miss this book if you are looking to understand the "New" Israeli historians writing on Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Benny Morris is probably the most influential writer in the past few ... Read full review

Review: 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

User Review  - Noah Dropkin - Goodreads

This is a very good history of the 1948 Israel War of Independence. It's really three "books" in one. The first book is a summary of events leading up to the war. This beginning section is outstanding ... Read full review

Review: 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

User Review  - Mazen Loujami - Goodreads

Excellent detailed book. A little bit boring because of the multitude of details, but very interesting in revealing historical subtleties. Read full review

Review: 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

User Review  - Andrew Pessin - Goodreads

Five stars for thoroughness -- battle by battle, tank by tank, twenty-five pounder by twenty-five pounder, dead person by dead person, this is about EVERYTHING you want to know about the war. But it ... Read full review

Review: 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

Most balanced and objective book on the subject that I have read. I highly recommend it as it endeavors to avoid judgement calls but to tell the events as they occurred with as much scholarly disinterest as possible. Read full review

Review: 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

User Review  - D. Ennis - Goodreads

Excellent blend of historical detail and political reasoning behind the first war and establishment of the state. Read full review

Review: 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

User Review  - KM - Goodreads

Although the exhaustive details of battles and minor skirmishes can get tiring, the chapters on the lead up to the conflict, the depth of coverage on atrocities on both sides (but especially on the ... Read full review

Review: 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

User Review  - Neil - Goodreads

The most interesting bit of this book was not the overly detailed accounts of specific battles, but rather why the Arab/Muslim world reacted so strongly (eg, refused to even consider a Jewish state ... Read full review


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