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Primer on Palestine, Israel, and the Israeli-Arab Conflict

This text provides a comprehensive overview of the key events and issues in the Israeli-Arab / Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It includes major wars (including those in 1948, 1967, 1973) along with the two intifadas, peace efforts, and issues that remain relevant and contentious today. This is a solid background text for student understanding of the history of the conflict.

Middle East Research and Information Project
Joel Beinin and Lisa Hajjar