Israel: A History

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Doubleday, 1998 - Arab-Israeli conflict - 750 pages
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"Israel is a small and relatively young country, but since the day of its creation more than half a century ago, its turbulent history has placed it at the center of the world stage. In this account, Martin Gilbert traces Israel's history from the struggles of its pioneers in the nineteenth century up to the present day."--BOOK JACKET.

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ISRAEL: A History

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One of the first in a slew of books forthcoming to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel: a thorough and thoroughly entertaining history of that nation's first half century ... Read full review

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Love this book. Fair and balanced, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the jewish state. Read full review

Contents

Ideals of statehood
3
Towards Zion
16
Beyond the Balfour Declaration 19181929
36
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Martin Gilbert is an Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford.

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