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Title The creation of Israel / Phillip Margulies, book editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  956.9404 CREATION    Check Shelf
Description 268 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Turning points in world history
Turning points (Greenhaven Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-260) and index.
Contents Introduction: Disputed Ground -- Jewish predicament and the rise of Zionism: Modern anti-Semitism in Europe / Abba Eban -- Theodor Herzl and the growth of political Zionism / Martin Gilbert -- Jewish pioneers in Palestine / Amos Elon -- Genesis of the Balfour declaration / Naomi Shepherd -- Zionism and Palestine during the British mandate: The rise of Palestinian Arab nationalism / Howard M. Sachar -- Holocaust intensifies conflict between the Zionists and the British in Palestine / Ian J. Bickerton, Carla L. Klausner -- Zionist terrorism / Abram L. Sachar -- State of Israel: A new era of turmoil in the Middle East: The first Arab-Israeli war: 1947-1948 / Derek J. Penslar -- Birth of the state of Israel / Bernard Postal, Henry W. Levy -- Origin of the Palestinian refugee problem / Mark Tessler -- Thirty years of war / Paul Johnson -- U.S.-Israeli relations since 1948 / Robert J. Lieber -- Legacy of the creation of Israel: A legacy of inequality for Israeli Arabs / Edward W. Said -- Legacy of democracy and human rights / Alan Dershowitz -- Was Zionism a mistake for the Jews? / Paul Starobin -- Israel?s existence is necessary to Europeans, Americans, and Arabs / Philip Greenspun -- Appendix of documents -- Discussion questions -- Chronology -- For further research -- Index.
Summary Examines the forces that led to the creation of Israel and the unresolved issues that continue to rivet the world's attention to this small strip of land on the Mediterranean Sea.
Subject Zionism -- History.
Zionism -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History.
Palestine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1948.
Jews -- Palestine -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1948-1967.
Israel -- History -- 1948-1967.
Added Author Margulies, Phillip, 1952-
ISBN 0737717173 lib. alkaline paper
9780737717174 lib. alkaline paper
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