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

User Review  - Erezb - Goodreads

The important quality for a researcher of recent history is impartiality. One is looking for an author that is true to the historical evidence, does not omit facts that contradict the narrative he is ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kimberlyluisi - Goodreads

Incredibly helpful in understanding the origins of the conflict in Israel. Boring at times, with too much meaningless detail on specific battles, but overall extremely informative and relatively unbiased. Read full review

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  - Jeff - Goodreads

Very precise, though the style was dry. The FORMAT of the [Kindle] e-book is horrendous! Read full review

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

User Review  - Anthony Nelson - Goodreads

A very good, comprehensive history, if a bit dry. 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


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