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Tom Segev is one of Israel's best-known historians. He is often cited as one of Israel's New Historians who challenged the country's traditional narratives. His books have been published in 14 languages and include 1949: The Other Israelis; One Palestine Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate; The Seventh Million: Israelis and the Holocaust; and 1967: Israel, The War, and the Year that Transformed the Middle East. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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" Required reading for all who want to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict. Segev' s book provides the best analysis I have seen of the problems of trying to integrate so many people from such diverse cultures into one political body." "-- ""The New York Times Book Review"
"A landmark book . . . Necessary reading for anyone interested in the past and future of the Middle East.""-- ""San Francisco Chronicle"
"A fascinating read . . . told with acid compassion.""-- ""The New York Review of Books"
"Understanding the present demands an honest confrontation with the past. "1949 "makes a major contribution to understanding.""-- ""Los Angeles Times Book Review"


“Required reading for all who want to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict. Segev’s book provides the best analysis I have seen of the problems of trying to integrate so many people from such diverse cultures into one political body.”"—""The New York Times Book Review "
"A landmark book . . . Necessary reading for anyone interested in the past and future of the Middle East.""—""San Francisco Chronicle"
"A fascinating read . . . told with acid compassion.""—""The New York Review of Books"
"Understanding the present demands an honest confrontation with the past. "1949 "makes a major contribution to understanding.""—""Los Angeles Times Book Review"


"Required reading for all who want to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict. Segev's book provides the best analysis I have seen of the problems of trying to integrate so many people from such diverse cultures into one political body.""--""The New York Times Book Review "
"A landmark book . . . Necessary reading for anyone interested in the past and future of the Middle East.""--""San Francisco Chronicle"
"A fascinating read . . . told with acid compassion.""--""The New York Review of Books"
"Understanding the present demands an honest confrontation with the past. "1949 "makes a major contribution to understanding.""--""Los Angeles Times Book Review"


Required reading for all who want to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict. Segev's book provides the best analysis I have seen of the problems of trying to integrate so many people from such diverse cultures into one political body. "The New York Times Book Review"

A landmark book . . . Necessary reading for anyone interested in the past and future of the Middle East. "San Francisco Chronicle"

A fascinating read . . . told with acid compassion. "The New York Review of Books"

Understanding the present demands an honest confrontation with the past. "1949 "makes a major contribution to understanding. "Los Angeles Times Book Review""

"Required reading for all who want to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict. Segev's book provides the best analysis I have seen of the problems of trying to integrate so many people from such diverse cultures into one political body." --The New York Times Book Review

"A landmark book . . . Necessary reading for anyone interested in the past and future of the Middle East." --San Francisco Chronicle

"A fascinating read . . . told with acid compassion." --The New York Review of Books

"Understanding the present demands an honest confrontation with the past. 1949 makes a major contribution to understanding." --Los Angeles Times Book Review

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN : B079DXVJHQ
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster; Reissue edition (14 August 2018)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 9810 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 433 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN : 1501183737
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Marcelo F
5.0 out of 5 stars Great research!
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