A concise and accessible introduction to a highly complex subject. Following the opening chapter on the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict, Dr Schulze takes the reader through the causes, course, and consequences of all the major conflicts, concluding with a chapter on the Middle East peace process in the 1990s. As well as analysing the events themselves, the author also considers the historiographical debates on nationalism, revisionism and post-revisionism. An excellent introduction providing a clear and readable account for students of postwar international history, Middle Eastern Studies and politics.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Background: the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Part 2 Wars and peace: the 1948 war; the 1956 Suez-Sinai campaign; the 1967 Six Day War; the 1973 October War; the Israeli-Egyptian peace process; the 1982 Lebanon war; the Intifada; the Middle East peace process. Part 3 Assessment: towards conflict resolution. Part 4 Documents.