Israel : a History.

Fleeing persecution in Europe, thousands of Jewish emigrants settled in Palestine after World War II. Renowned historian Martin Gilbert crafts a riveting account of Israel's turbulent history, from the birth of the Zionist movement under Theodor Herzl through its unexpected declaration of state...

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Main Author: Gilbert, Martin
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Rosetta Books, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface to the 2008 edition; Introduction; Acknowledgements; List of maps; 1 Ideals of statehood; 2 Towards Zion; 3 Beyond the Balfour Declaration, 1918-1929; 4 Threats and dangers, 1929-1937; 5 Hopes ... and blows, 1937-1939; 6 The Second World War, 1939-1945; 7 The British Mandate continues, 1945-1946; 8 Year of decision, 1947; 9 Undeclared war, November 1947-April 1948; 10 The conflict intensifies, April-May 1948; 11 The War of Independence, May 1948 to the first truce; 12 From the first truce to the second truce.
  • 13 From the second truce to the armistice agreements14 The last four months of the war; 15 The ingathering of the exiles; 16 Conflicts and achievements, 1952-1955; 17 Paths to war, December 1955-October 1956; 18 The Sinai campaign; 19 A State in being, 1956-1963; 20 Years of growth, 1963-1966; 21 Nasser's challenge; 22 The Six Day War; 23 The dilemmas of victory; 24 The October War, Yom Kippur 1973; 25 The fourth postwar era; 26 To the Lebanese war and beyond; 27 Intifada; 28 Towards Madrid and Oslo; 29 The peace process; 30 'Shalom, haver'
  • Peace, my friend; 31 Conflict and conciliation.
  • 32 'Permit me to be a dreamer'Epilogue; Maps; Glossary; Bibliography of works consulted; Index; Endnotes.