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Author Shavit, Ari, author.
Title My promised land : the triumph and tragedy of Israel / Ari Shavit.
Published New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2013]
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 Floor2  DS119.7 .S381877 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 445 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Note Includes index.
Contents Question 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-424) and index.
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 Arab-Israeli conflict.
Israel -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9780385521703 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0385521707
9780812984644 (ebk.)
0812984641 (ebk.)
OCLC number 800040017