The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Renowned Israeli historian, Ilan Pappe's groundbreaking book revisits the formation of the State of Israel. Between 1947 and 1949, over 400 Palestinian villages were deliberately destroyed, civilians were massacred and around a million men, women, and children were expelled from their homes at gunpoint.
Denied for almost six decades, had it happened today it could only have been called "ethnic cleansing". Decisively debunking the myth that the Palestinian population left of their own accord in the course of this war, Ilan Pappe offers impressive archival evidence to demonstrate that, from its very inception, a central plank in Israel’s founding ideology was the forcible removal of the indigenous population. Indispensable for anyone interested in the current crisis in the Middle East.
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If you read one book about israel/palestine, this should beUser Review - Bonny Lee - Target
Written by Israeli historian Ilan Pappe, this book offers an unflinching vire of howa country with million residents vbecame a country of independemce for half a million jews as it created refugees of ... Read full review
Ethnic cleansing of PalestineUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In his latest work, renowned Israeli author and academic Pappe (A History of Modern Palestine) does not mince words, doing Jimmy Carter one better (or worse, depending on one's point of view) by ... Read full review
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