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The historical place of the Czech‐Egyptian arms deal, Fall 1955
A virtual axiom of the literature on the Arab-Israeli conflict is that when the news was received, in late September 1955, of an arms deal on an unprecedented scale between Egypt and Czechoslovakia,Expand
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Zionism without Zion: The Jerusalem question, 1947–1949
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“If I lived there it would crush me” Jerusalem from the Biographical to the Historical and Back: A Conversation with A. B. Yehoshua
The writer Avraham B. Yehoshua was born in 1936 in the Kerem Avraham neighborhood of Jerusalem. The city’s distinctive character, atmosphere and symbols are a running motif in his work. His father,Expand
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The End of the British Mandate for Palestine, 1948
Perspectives List List of Illustrations and Maps Abbreviations and Terms Acknowledgments The Diary and the Diarist Real Time and Researcher's Time Annotated Diary and Perspectives Epilogue - ColonialExpand
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Chief of staff in quest of a war: Moshe Dayan leads Israel into war
That Dayan was a central figure in Israel's formative years during the 1950s is beyond dispute. His star blazed particularly bright in the Sinai War of October‐November 1956. However, the roots ofExpand
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Introduction
The Six Day War, labelled Naksa in Arabic (or setback) and fought between Israel and Egypt, allied with Jordan and Syria, was a watershed moment in the history of the Middle East; in less than aExpand
From Civil War to Interstate War and Back again. The War over Israel/Palestine, 1945–2000
By discontinuing their war against Israel in the late 1970s, the surrounding Arab states made room for the resumption of a different, new/old war, which first erupted prior to the Arab-IsraeliExpand
Introduction: A Tale of Two Cities Jerusalem in the Past Fifty Years — The Israeli Viewpoint
Two cities of Jerusalem existed side by side between 1948 and 1967. One, the eastern city, under Jordanian rule, was Palestinian and Muslim, with a dwindling Christian minority; the other, on theExpand
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Jerusalem's Hope Lies Only in Partition: Israeli Policy on the Jerusalem Question, 1948–67
In June 1937, David Ben-Gurion explained to one of the leaders of American Zionism why he thought it was right to divide Jerusalem: “England (and we) need control over the holy places—that is, theExpand
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