A History of Israel

A History of Israel

From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time

Book - 2007
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Random House, Inc.
Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive account of the origins, establishment, development, and struggles of the modern Jewish state describes the men and women who helped or hindered Israel's survival, in an updated history that covers the 1995 Oslo II agreement, the assassination of Rabin and rise of Shimon Peres, the rise of the Palestinian state, and more. Original. 17,500 first printing.

Book News
Sachar (emeritus, history, George Washington U.) presents a general political and economic history of Israel intended in large part for university students and general readers that begins with the forerunners of the modern Zionist movement in the late 19th century and, with this new edition, continues through 2006. While generally sympathetic to the Israeli national project, Sachar is not uncritical of some of its political tendencies, be they from "an aggressive minority of fundamentalist zealots," "colonialist militants," or "transgressors of public morality." Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2007
Edition: 3rd ed., rev. and updated
ISBN: 0375711325
9780375711329 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 956.94 SAC 2007
Characteristics: xxii, 1270 p. : maps ; 24 cm

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