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The Resource Cursed victory : Israel and the Occupied Territories : a history, Ahron Bregman

Cursed victory : Israel and the Occupied Territories : a history, Ahron Bregman

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Cursed victory : Israel and the Occupied Territories : a history
Title
Cursed victory
Title remainder
Israel and the Occupied Territories : a history
Statement of responsibility
Ahron Bregman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In a move that would forever alter the map of the Middle East, Israel captured the West Bank, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip, and Sinai Peninsula in 1967's brief, but pivotal, Six Day War. Cursed Victory is the first complete history of the war's troubled aftermath--a military occupation of the Palestinian territories that is now well into its fifth decade. Drawing on unprecedented access to high-level sources, top-secret memos and never-before-published letters, the book provides a gripping and unvarnished chronicle of how what Israel promised would be an 'enlightened occupation' quickly turned sour, and the anguished diplomatic attempts to bring it to an end. Bregman sheds fresh light on critical moments in the peace process, taking us behind the scenes as decisions about the fate of the territories were made, and more often, as crucial opportunities to resolve the conflict were missed. As the narrative moves from Jerusalem to New York, Oslo to Beirut, and from the late 1960s to the present day, Cursed Victory provides vivid portraits of the key players in this unfolding drama, including Moshe Dayan, King Hussein of Jordan, Bill Clinton, and Yasser Arafat. Yet Bregman always reminds us how diplomatic and back-room negotiations affected the daily lives of millions of Arabs, and how the Palestinian resistance, especially during the first and second intifadas, and now in recent tragic developments, have shaped the political arena
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YDXCP
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Bregman, Ahron
Dewey number
956.054
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Israel
  • Golan Heights
  • Gaza Strip
  • Sinai (Egypt)
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • HISTORY / Middle East / General
Label
Cursed victory : Israel and the Occupied Territories : a history, Ahron Bregman
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first decade, 1967-1977. West Bank and Jerusalem ; Gaza Strip ; Golan Heights ; Sinai -- The second decade, 1977-1987. Likud years ; Black December, 1987 -- War and diplomacy, 1987-2007. gulf, Madrid, Oslo, 1991-1995 ; Missed opportunities, 1995-1999 ; Golan first, 1999-2000 ; Camp David II, 2000 ; Al-Aqsa Intifada, 2000-2001 ; Sharon and Arafat, 2001-2004 ; Unilateralism and its rewards, 2004-2007 -- Into a fifth decade of occupation
Control code
ocn892878705
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xlv, 367 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605987811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1176946
  • (Sirsi) o892878705
  • (OCoLC)892878705
Label
Cursed victory : Israel and the Occupied Territories : a history, Ahron Bregman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first decade, 1967-1977. West Bank and Jerusalem ; Gaza Strip ; Golan Heights ; Sinai -- The second decade, 1977-1987. Likud years ; Black December, 1987 -- War and diplomacy, 1987-2007. gulf, Madrid, Oslo, 1991-1995 ; Missed opportunities, 1995-1999 ; Golan first, 1999-2000 ; Camp David II, 2000 ; Al-Aqsa Intifada, 2000-2001 ; Sharon and Arafat, 2001-2004 ; Unilateralism and its rewards, 2004-2007 -- Into a fifth decade of occupation
Control code
ocn892878705
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xlv, 367 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605987811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1176946
  • (Sirsi) o892878705
  • (OCoLC)892878705

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