The Arab-Israeli conflict has been one of the most protracted and contentious disputes in the Middle East. This wide-ranging textbook examines the diplomatic and historical setting within which the conflict developed, from both the Israeli and Palestinian perspectives, and gives a comprehensive overview of the peace process.
Enabling students to easily access and study original documents through the supportive framework of a textbook, The Arab-Israeli Conflict:
presents the seventy most important and widely cited documents in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
presents these documents in an edited form to highlight key elements
includes an introductory chapter which sets the context for the study of the history of the area
covers a comprehensive historical period, ranging from the 19th Century to the present day
incorporates a wide range of pedagogical aids: original documents, maps and boxed sections.
This important textbook is an essential aid for courses on the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Middle East peace process, and will be an invaluable reference tool for all students of political science, Middle East studies and history.