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The complete idiot's guide to Middle East conflict / by Mitchell G. Bard.

By: Bard, Mitchell Geoffrey, 1959-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alpha Books / The Penguin Group, c.2008Edition: 4th ed.Description: xxxiii, 462 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1592577911; 9781592577910 .Other title: Middle East conflict.Subject(s): Arab-Israeli conflict | Middle East -- History -- 20th century | BAEPS, Political Science March2016DDC classification: 956.04
Contents:
Part 1. In the beginning. Who cares about the Middle East? -- The chosen people -- Part 2. Religion and politics mix. Welcome to the empire -- The Crescent moon -- The Nationalist wave -- Part 3. The great war's spoils. Trouble brewing in Palestine -- This land is my land, this land is your land -- Fighting Hitler and Great Britain -- A state of their own -- The Jewish war of independence -- Part 4. A state for the Jews. The wanted and the unwanted -- We've got a state, now what? -- War over Suez Part 5. War and peace. Six days to victory -- No war, no peace -- Israel's day of infamy -- Peace at last -- Holy warriors -- Iran and Iraq go to war -- Israel's Vietnam -- Part 6. Inching toward peace. Sticks and stones and breaking bones -- Saddam crosses the line -- Bush turns the screws -- Part 7. Why can't we all get along? The oldest city's new rulers -- The shot heard 'round the world -- O Jerusalem! -- Waiting for the Messiah.
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"Get a handle on the problems of a war-torn region" -- on cover.

Index : p. 443-462.

Bibliography : p. 429-442.

Part 1. In the beginning. Who cares about the Middle East? --
The chosen people -- Part 2. Religion and politics mix. Welcome to the empire -- The Crescent moon -- The Nationalist wave -- Part 3. The great war's spoils. Trouble brewing in Palestine -- This land is my land, this land is your land --
Fighting Hitler and Great Britain -- A state of their own --
The Jewish war of independence -- Part 4. A state for the Jews. The wanted and the unwanted -- We've got a state, now what? --
War over Suez Part 5. War and peace. Six days to victory --
No war, no peace -- Israel's day of infamy -- Peace at last --
Holy warriors -- Iran and Iraq go to war -- Israel's Vietnam --
Part 6. Inching toward peace. Sticks and stones and breaking bones -- Saddam crosses the line -- Bush turns the screws --
Part 7. Why can't we all get along? The oldest city's new rulers -- The shot heard 'round the world -- O Jerusalem! --
Waiting for the Messiah.

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