The Rocky Road Toward Peace: Beliefs on Conflict in Israeli Textbooks

  title={The Rocky Road Toward Peace: Beliefs on Conflict in Israeli Textbooks},
  author={Daniel Bar-Tal},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  pages={723 - 742}
  • D. Bar-Tal
  • Published 1 November 1998
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Peace Research
Since the late 1970s, the Israeli-Arab conflict has become less intractable and in recent years the Middle East has changed beyond recognition. The present research attempts to discover whether the changes in the nature of Israeli-Arab relations are followed by complementary changes in the conflict's ethos of Israeli society as reflected in school textbooks. One hundred and twenty-four textbooks on Hebrew language and literature (readers), history, geography and civic studies, approved for use… 
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