Israel and Palestine (Hardcover)
Reflections, Revisions, Refutations
Verso, 9781844673667, 392pp.
Publication Date: September 7, 2009
Clear-eyed and meticulous, "Israel and Palestine" is an essential tool for understanding the fractured history and future prospects of Israel-Palestine.
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Praise For Israel and Palestine: Reflections, Revisions, Refutations…
“Avi Shlaim is the sort of historian every country needs. An exposer of national myths, the supreme scholar of Arab-Israeli negotiations.”—Philip Mansel, Spectator
“Not often today do we find historians who are this honest and this bleak and this able—for some reason, I think here of T. S. Eliot’s essays—to express truth so simply.”—Robert Fisk, Independent
“Provides even the hardened student with some new perspectives.”—The Economist
“Noted historian Shlaim presents a collection of hard-hitting pieces about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....Shlaim is an important, sage, reasoned voice on the course of Israeli-Palestinian relations.”—Kirkus Reviews
“One of the best and most illuminating accounts of Arab-Israeli relations in years.”—Foreign Affairs
“Fascinating ... Shlaim presents compelling evidence for a re-evaluation of traditional Israeli history.”—New York Times Book Review