Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 3rd edition
'...the best single work on the subject. It is lucid, objective, and comprhensive. An excellent book for students and others interested in the topic.' - Rashidi Khalidi, University of Chicago'A much needed text that is balanced and judicious.' - Philip S. Khoury, Massachussets Institute of Technology'This is the best comprehensive survey of the subject available.' - Joel Beinin, Stanford University The enormous changes in the 1990s throughout the Middle East have necessitated this thoroughly revised edition of the standard introduction to the subject. Offering a balanced history of both Israeli and Arab goals, this book covers the history of Palestine before Israeli independence in 1948 and brings the story forward to the breakthrough Arab-Israeli Accord of 1993 and its troubled aftermath.