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Author LinkShavit, Ari,author.
Title LinkMy promised land : the triumph and tragedy of Israel / Ari Shavit.
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2013]
Description xiv, 445 pages :  illustrations, map ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Gen. Note Includes index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-424) and index.
Contents Contents: Questions marks -- At first sight, 1897 -- Into the Valley, 1921 -- Orange grove, 1939 -- Masada, 1942 -- Lydda, 1948 -- Housing estate, 1957 -- The Project, 1967 -- Settlement, 1975 -- Gaza Beach, 1991 -- Peace, 1993 -- J’accuse, 1999 -- Sex, drugs, and the Israeli condition, 2000 -- Up the Galilee, 2003 -- Reality shock, 2006 -- Occupy Rothschild, 2011 -- Existential challenge, 2013 -- By the sea.
Summary Presents an examination of Israel that traces the events that led the country to its current state of conflict through the stories of everyday citizens to illuminate the importance of lesser-known historical events.
Subject LinkArab-Israeli conflict.
LinkIsrael -- Politics and government.

System Number 000678633
ISBN Link9780385521703 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
Link0385521707

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