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Orde Wingate and the British Internal Security Strategy During the Arab Rebellion in Palestine, 1936-1939 - Small Wars Doctrine, Counterguerrilla Operations, David Ben-Gurion
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The Arab Rebellion and British Counter-rebellion campaign of 1936 to 1939 in Palestine exhibited many features of modern insurgency and counterinsurgency.
Jewish State, Pariah Nation: Israel and the Dilemmas of Legitimacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Jewish statehood was restored in 1948 amid a struggle over legitimacy that has persisted in Israel. After the United Nations declared Zionism to be “a form of racism,” Israel has confronted an escalating international assault on its legitimacy. In political, academic, media, and cultural circles it has been demonized as an “apartheid,” even “Nazi,” state that much of the world despises.
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
Uncivil War: The Israel Conflict in the Jewish Community
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: British English. Published: February 26, 2014 by David Paul. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Diaspora Jews are no longer unified in their support for Israel. Aggression and hostility between Jews has broken out, especially over Palestine. The author analyses the secular and religious divisions in Britain and the USA, explores conflict resolution techniques and then describes his own innovative efforts at managing differences by organising encounters between dozens of Jewish leaders.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Y: The Sources of Islamic Revolutionary Conduct - Islamic Ressentiment, bin Laden, al-Qaida, Mohammad, Palestine, Comparison to Christianity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a work of fundamental strategic importance. It will serve as a starting point in understanding of the nature of the enemy we face in the war on Islamo-fascism. Habits of thought developed during the ideological wars of the 20th century are not sufficient cognitive models for prosecution of the current conflict.
Lazarus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the twelfth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar a man named Lazarus rises from the dead. But the biggest skeptic of this miracle is Lazarus himself.
Smokescreen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,340. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
At an ancient café in Cairo, two veteran spies plot a covert mission to resolve — once and for all — the Israeli – Palestinian conflict. The pledge: Israel will make a major concession as part of the peace treaty. Journalist Jet West finds himself at the centre of a political plot so diabolical and sweeping in its world implications that he is stunned to discover tomorrow’s news headlines today.
Herod, Statesman, Builder and Commander
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
He was not the monster of popular imagination but rather a brilliant man of his time. Energetic, fearless and with some surprisingly loyal friends, servants and relations, he was also a good friend of the supreme earthly power, the Roman Emperor, Augustus and his right hand man Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
People of Palestine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A fascinating collection of pictures of Palestine and its different peoples, taken between the mid 19th century and the end of the British Mandate in 1948, together with an informative text.
The Wisdom Tree: A Mother's Journey into Israel and Palestine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Wisdom Tree is a memoir of the author's travels with her college-age son in Israel and Palestine, travels that shift her perception of her relationship with her son and completely upend her preconceptions about the geopolitical landscape.