The Arab-Israeli Conflict: An Introduction and Documentary Reader

By Gregory S. Mahler

The Arab-Israeli clash has been probably the most protracted and contentious disputes within the center East. This wide-ranging textbook examines the diplomatic and old surroundings during which the clash constructed, from either the Israeli and Palestinian views, and provides a accomplished evaluate of the peace procedure.

Enabling scholars to simply entry and learn unique records in the course of the supportive framework of a textbook, The Arab-Israeli Conflict:

  • presents the seventy most crucial and generally mentioned files within the background of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • presents those records in an edited shape to focus on key elements
  • includes an introductory bankruptcy which units the context for the learn of the background of the area
  • covers a entire ancient interval, starting from the 19th Century to the current day
  • incorporates a variety of pedagogical aids: unique files, maps and boxed sections.

This important textbook is a vital relief for classes at the Arab-Israeli clash and the center East peace method, and may be a useful reference software for all scholars of political technology, center East reports and history.

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S. Peace Corps in Jordan. THE ARAB–ISRAELI clash An creation and documentary reader Gregory S. Mahler and Alden R. W. Mahler First released 2010 via Routledge 2 Park sq., Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4RN concurrently released within the united states and Canada by means of Routledge 270 Madison Ave, long island, new york 10016 Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis workforce, an informa enterprise This variation released within the Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2009. to buy your personal reproduction of this or any of Taylor & Francis or Routledge’s choice of millions of eBooks please visit www. eBookstore. tandf. co. united kingdom. © 2010 Gregory S. Mahler and Alden R. W. Mahler All rights reserved. No a part of this publication might be reprinted or reproduced or utilised in any shape or through any digital, mechanical, or different capability, referred to now or hereafter invented, together with photocopying and recording, or in any details garage or retrieval process, with no permission in writing from the publishers. British Library Cataloguing in booklet facts a listing checklist for this ebook is accessible from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication information Mahler, Gregory S. , 1950– The Arab-Israeli clash: an creation and documentary reader/ Gregory S. Mahler and Alden Mahler. p. cm. comprises bibliographical references and index. 1. Arab-Israeli clash. 2. Arab-Israeli conflict—Sources. three. heart East—Politics and government—1945– four. heart East—Politics and government—1945– assets. I. Mahler, Alden. II. identify. DS119. 7. M2245 2010 956. 04—dc22 2009008512 ISBN 0-203-87159-6 grasp ebook ISBN ISBN thirteen: 978–0–415–77460–4 (hbk) ISBN thirteen: 978–0–415–77461–1 (pbk) ISBN thirteen: 978–0–203–87159–1 (ebk) ISBN 10: 0–415–77460–8 (hbk) ISBN 10: 0–415–77461–6 (pbk) ISBN 10: 0–203–87159–6 (ebk) ■ CONTENTS record of Maps half I creation half II FROM HERZL (1896) TO attractiveness AS A country (1949) ix 1 33 1 Theodor Herzl, The Jewish country (1896) 37 2 The Basle application, Resolutions of the 1st Zionist Congress (August 30, 1897) forty six three Sir Henry McMahon: The McMahon Letter (October 24, 1915) forty seven four The Sykes-Picot contract (1916) forty nine five The Balfour announcement (November 2, 1917) fifty one 6 The Weizmann–Feisal contract (January three, 1919) fifty two 7 The White Paper of 1922 (June, 1922) (The “Churchill White Paper”) fifty four eight The Mandate for Palestine (July 24, 1922) fifty eight nine British best Minister Ramsay MacDonald Letter to Chaim Weizmann (February thirteen, 1931) sixty four 10 The Palestine Royal fee (Peel Commission): record (July 24, 1937) sixty nine eleven British govt: coverage assertion opposed to Partition (November eleven, 1938) eighty 12 British executive: The White Paper (May 17, 1939) eighty three thirteen Zionist response to the White Paper (1939) ninety one 14 The Biltmore application: in the direction of a Jewish nation (May eleven, 1942) ninety three 15 Arab workplace report back to Anglo–American Committee (March, 1946) ninety five sixteen U. N. defense Council: answer 181, The Partition of Palestine (November 29, 1947) ninety nine 17 statement of the institution of the kingdom of Israel (May 14, 1948) 106 v CONTENTS 18 construction of a Conciliation fee, basic meeting solution 194 (III) (December eleven, 1948) 109 19 Admission of Israel to the United countries, basic meeting answer 273 (May eleven, 1949) 111 half III FROM attractiveness (1949) throughout the commence OF A PEACE procedure (1978) 113 20 common meeting answer 303 (IV): Palestine: query of a global Regime for the Jerusalem zone and the safety of the Holy locations (December, 1949) a hundred and fifteen 21 kingdom of Israel: legislation of go back (July, 1950) 116 22 U.

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