Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East (Paperback)

Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East By Abdel Monem Said Aly, Shai Feldman, Khalil Shikaki Cover Image
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Lasting over 120 years, the Arab-Israeli conflict involves divergent narratives about history, national identities, land ownership, injustices and victimhood. Domestic forces and actors as well as international and regional dynamics have ensured the conflict's durability.

A distinguished team of authors comprising an Israeli, a Palestinian and an Egyptian present a broader Arab perspective in this innovative textbook that offers a balanced and nuanced introduction to a highly contentious subject. Providing an overview of key developments in the history of the conflict, it explores attempts at resolution, before going on to portray the perspectives of the important parties. It places the events of the conflict within a regional and international context, providing an invaluable insight into the opposing narratives behind the conflict.

The much-anticipated second edition of Arabs and Israelis includes:
- Up-to-date coverage of key developments since the Arab Awakening, including the shifting pattern in relations from Obama to Trump, the Abraham Accords, the fall of Netanyahu and the resurgence of the war in early 2021.
- Brand new 'Key Developments', 'Key Documents' and 'Key Figures' feature boxes to help students zoom in on landmark events, policies and actors throughout history.
- Detailed full colour maps, timelines and photos to visually complement the text.
- A rich companion website including interactive timelines and maps, discussion questions, chapter summaries and more.

A comprehensive and engaging account of the Arab-Israeli conflict, it is the ideal companion for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level taking History, Politics and Middle Eastern Studies degrees.

About the Author


Abdel Monem Said Aly is Director of the Regional Center for Strategic Studies in Cairo, and Senior Fellow at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University, USA.Khalil Shikaki is a Professor of Political Science and director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (Ramallah, Palestine). Since 2005 he has been a Senior Fellow at Brandeis University's Crown Center for Middle East Studies.Shai Feldman is President of Sapir Academic College in Sha'ar Hanegev, Israel. In 2005-2019 he was the founder and Crown Family Director of the Crown Center for Middle East Studies and Professor of Politics at Brandeis University, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781350321380
ISBN-10: 1350321389
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: August 18th, 2022
Pages: 504
Language: English