The Road to Jerusalem
Glubb Pasha, Palestine and the Jews
By (author) Benny Morris
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Road to Jerusalem by Benny Morris
Book DescriptionGeneral Sir John Glubb was the last British pro-Consul of the region and commander of the Arab Legion during the crucial years between 1936 and 1956, which were to witness the collapse of Palestine and the final foundation and establishment of the State of Israel. As well as an analysis of Glubb's personal vision of the Middle East and its peoples - a surprisingly racial vision that would condition his politics - this book examines his reactions to the Arab Revolt in Palestine and the periodic plans to partition Palestine and establish a Jewish state. It offers an in-depth account of his thinking and actions during 1948, as he led his small army into Palestine and war against Israel.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781860649899
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Benny Morris
One State, Two States, Paperback (April 2010)
Focuses on the legacy of the events of 1948 and the options for the future of Palestine and Israel. This book scrutinizes the history of the goals of the Palestinian national movement and the Zionist movement, then considers the various proposals made by different streams within the two movements.
1948, Paperback (April 2009)
Presents the history of the foundational war in the Arab-Israeli conflict. This book presents an account of the military engagements and focuses on the war's political dimensions. It probes the motives and aims of the protagonists on the basis of the Israeli and Western documentation.
Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, Paperback (December 2003)
This book explores the realities behind the Palestinian exodus of 1948 during the Arab-Israeli war.
Israel's Border Wars, 1949-1956, Paperback (September 1997)» View all books by Benny Morris
Looks at the development of Israeli-Arab relations during the formative years 1949 to 1956, focusing on Arab infiltration into Israel and Israeli retaliation. The study aims to deepen understanding of the current situation in the Middle East and of the prospects for a lasting peace there.
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Author Biography - Benny Morris
Benny Morris is a world-renowned author and Professor of Middle East History at Ben-Gurion University. His pioneering revisionist work on the origins of the Palestinian refugee problem and on Israeli-Arab relations during the 1950s has overturned some of the most basic assumptions about the formation of the State of Israel, and has made him one of the most respected and controversial historians working there today. His books include 'Righteous Victims', 'The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem', '1948 and After', 'Israel's Border Wars (1949-1956)' and 'The Roots of Appeasement'.
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