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Freedman, Robert, Fall 2017
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edited by Mark L. Haas, David W. Lesch. 2017 .

The Arab Spring unexpectedly developed in late 2010 with peaceful protests in a number of Arab countries against long-standing, entrenched regimes, and rapid political upheaval across the region ensued. With contributions from noted scholars, The Arab Spring: Change and…
2. The Arab-Israeli conflict: a history Book , Print in English
David W. Lesch. 2008 .

Lesch, David W.

The intellectual and physical setting -- Competing peoples and ideologies -- The convergence -- The Palestine mandate -- Independence and al-Nakba -- Cold wars and the Middle East matrix -- The earthquake -- The road to 1979…
Bruce Maddy-Weitzman. 2016 .

Maddy-Weitzman, Bruce,

From the "Great Arab Revolt" against Ottoman rule in World War I to the upheavals of the Arab Spring, this text analyzes a century of modern Arab history through the lens of three intertwined notions: the idea of a single Arab nation, the reality of multiple Arab states, and the…
edited by Robert O. Freedman. 2009 .

"This essential survey brings together Israeli and American scholars to provide a much-needed balanced introduction to Israel's domestic politics and foreign policy." "Experts tackle this difficult subject in three parts: domestic politics, foreign policy challenges, and…
14. A history of the Ottoman Empire Book , Print in English
Douglas A. Howard. 2017 .

Howard, Douglas A. (Douglas Arthur), 1958-

"Covering the full history of the Ottoman Empire, from its genesis in post-Mongol Eurasia to its dissolution after the Great War in Europe, this book takes a holistic approach, considering the Ottoman worldview--what it was, how it came together, and how it fell apart. Douglas A.…
15. IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL Book , Print
16. ISIS: a history Book , Print in English
Fawaz A. Gerges, with a new preface by the author. 2017 .

Gerges, Fawaz A., 1958-

The Islamic State has stunned the world with its savagery, destructiveness, and military and recruiting successes. What explains the rise of ISIS and what does it portend for the future of the Middle East? In this book, one of the world's leading authorities on political Islam…
17. Israel: a history Book , Print in English
Anita Shapira ; translated from the Hebrew by Anthony Berris. 2012 .

Shapira, Anita.

pt. I 1881-1918 ZIONISM: IDEOLOGY AND PRAXIS -- 1. Emergence of the Zionist Movement -- 2. Jews, Turks, Arabs: First Encounters in the Land -- pt. II 1918-1948 A STATE-IN-THE-MAKING -- 3. Palestine under British Rule -- 4. Immigration and Settlement during the Mandate Period…
18. ISRAEL AND THE BOMB Book , Print
edited by Robert O. Freedman. 2012 .

1. Introduction / Robert O. Freedman -- 2. United States and the Arab-Israeli Conflict from 1945 to 2000: Why the Arabists Are Wrong / David Makovsky -- 3. George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict from 2001 to 2011 / Robert O. Freedman…
21. Israel's Palestinians: the Conflict Within Book , Online in English
Peleg, Ilan. 2011 .
This timely book explores the causes and consequences of the growing conflict between Israel's Jewish majority and its Palestinian-Arab minority.
22. Israel's Palestinians: the conflict within Book , Print in English
Ilan Peleg, Dov Waxman. 2011 .

Peleg, Ilan, 1944-

"This timely book explores the causes and consequences of the growing conflict between Israel's Jewish majority and its Palestinian-Arab minority"--
23. Jerusalem: the biography Book , Print in English
Simon Sebag Montefiore. 2011 .

Sebag Montefiore, Simon, 1965-

Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgment Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam…
25. The land question in Palestine, 1917-1939 Book , Print in English
by Kenneth W. Stein ; [maps prepared by Karen L. Wysocki]. 1984 .

Stein, Kenneth W., 1946-

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edited by David W. Lesch and Mark L. Haas. 2012 .

pt. ONE From Idealism to Realism: Wilsonian Intent to Cold War Practice -- 1. Ironic Legacy of the King-Crane Commission / James Gelvin…
Leading scholars and policy advisors provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of historical, contemporary, and theoretical issues of US foreign policy in the Middle East, updated with a new chapter covering the events of the Arab Spring and its aftermath.
33. MIDDLE EAST, 13TH EDITION Book , Print
34. MIDDLE EAST, 14th EDITION Book , Print
Dennis Ross. 2004 .

Ross, Dennis.

36. The modern Middle East: a history Book , Print in English
James L. Gelvin (University of California, Los Angeles). 2016 .

Gelvin, James L., 1951-

New to this edition -- Part I. The advent of the modern age -- From late antiquity to the dawn of a new age -- Gunpowder empires -- The Middle East and the modern world system -- War, diplomacy, and the new global balance of power…
Aaron David Miller. 2008 .

Miller, Aaron David.

For nearly twenty years, Aaron David Miller has played a central role in U.S. efforts to broker Arab-Israeli peace. His position as an advisor to presidents, secretaries of state, and national security advisors has given him a unique perspective on a problem that American leaders…
Ari Shavit. 2015 .

Shavit, Ari,

"Drawing on historical documents, interviews, and private diaries and letters, as well as his own family's story, My Promised Land i s a riveting narrative that is larger than the sum of its parts: both personal and profound historical dimenisions. As Ar Shavit examines the…
William B. Quandt. 2005 .

Quandt, William B.

pt. 1. The Johnson presidency -- Yellow light: Johnson and the crisis of May-June 1967 -- pt. 2. The Nixon and Ford presidencies -- Cross-purposes: Nixon, Rogers, and Kissinger, 1969-72 -- Kissinger's diplomacy: stalemate and war, 1972-73…
43. The Qurʼān: a new annotated translation Book , Print in English
A.J. Droge. 2013 .

"This new, annotated translation of the Qur'ān is specifically designed to meet the needs of students of religion, and provides them with a one-volume resource comparable to what is available for the Jewish and Christian scriptures. The meticulously crafted translation affords…
44. The Routledge atlas of the Arab-Israeli conflict Map/Globe , Print in English
Martin Gilbert. 2012 .

Gilbert, Martin, 1936-2015.

The Routledge Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict traces not only the tangled and bitter history of the Arab-Jewish struggle from the early twentieth century to the present, including the death of Yasser Arafat and recent proposals for compromise and co-operation, it also…
47. The unmaking of Israel Book , Print in English
Gershom Gorenberg. 2011 .

Gorenberg, Gershom.

Argues that Israel's current policies are undermining its democracy and its existence as a Jewish state, revealing what needs to be done--separating state from religion and creating a new civil Israeli identity that can be shared by Jews and Arabs--to bring the country back from…
Wendy Pearlman. 2017 .

Pearlman, Wendy,

"Based on interviews with hundreds of displaced Syrians conducted over four years across the Middle East and Europe, We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled is a breathtaking mosaic of first-hand testimonials from the frontlines. Some of the testimonies are several pages long,…