The History of Israel (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)

4 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780313302244: The History of Israel (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Every school and public library should update its resources on the history of Israel with this engagingly written and succinct narrative history from biblical times through 1997. This readable history, based on the most recent scholarship, provides a chronological narrative that examines the political, religious, and social components of Israel's turbulent history. A thorough examination of the events from the Six Day War of 1967 through the struggle for peace in 1997 is of special interest. The work provides a timeline of events in the history of Israel, biographical sketches of key figures in Israeli history, and an annotated bibliography of books of interest to students and general readers.

The prologue gives an overview of the land, its government, resources, and culture. The first few chapters describe the earliest history of the land through the 19th century settlement of European Jews seeking to escape persecution and to build a Jewish state. Following the Holocaust, refugees poured into the region and political and military struggle culminated in the birth of the State of Israel in 1948. Blumberg, an expert on the history of Israel, then details the years of growth and successive wars with Israel's Arab neighbors from 1948 through 1973. In an extended discussion, he examines the political turbulence within Israel from the late 1970s through 1997, Israel's relations with its neighbors and the international community, and the progress and setbacks in the struggle for peace between Israel and the Arabs.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

ARNOLD BLUMBERG is Professor of History at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. He was honored by the University in 1995 as its Distinguished Scholar. Blumberg is the editor of Great Leaders, Great Tyrants? Contemporary Views of World Rulers Who Made History (Greenwood, 1995), and other books and articles on diplomatic history.

Review:

?In a textbook style attractively arranged in short sections with subheadings (pleasing to the eye and helpful for absorbing information), the author looks more in depth at the political events in Israel and the influences of the ruling Ottoman Turks and English, ethnic groups, neighboring nations, and world organizations and events.?-VOYA

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Arnold Blumberg
Published by Greenwood (1998)
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Sequitur Books
(Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand new. Clean, unmarked pages. Fine binding and cover. Hardcover. Ships daily. Seller Inventory # 1207240011

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 32.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Arnold Blumberg
Published by Greenwood (1998)
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0313302243

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 52.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Blumberg, Arnold
Published by Greenwood (1998)
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110313302243

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 50.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Arnold Blumberg
Published by Greenwood (1998)
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. annotated edition. Seller Inventory # DADAX0313302243

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 47.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Blumberg, Arnold
Published by Greenwood
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ohmsoft LLC
(Lake Forest, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood. Condition: New. Hardcover. Worldwide shipping. FREE fast shipping inside USA (express 2-3 day delivery also available). Tracking service included. Ships from United States of America. Seller Inventory # 0313302243

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 64.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Blumberg, Arnold
Published by Greenwood
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0313302243 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1917502

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Arnold Blumberg
Published by ABC-CLIO (1998)
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-CLIO, 1998. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # CA-9780313302244

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 54.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.54
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Blumberg Arnold
Published by ABC-Clio, Incorporated
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-Clio, Incorporated. Condition: New. pp. 264. Seller Inventory # 8211506

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 63.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.67
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Arnold Blumberg
Published by Greenwood Press
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood Press. Hardcover. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9780313302244

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 63.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.69
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Arnold Blumberg
Published by Greenwood Pub Group (1998)
ISBN 10: 0313302243 ISBN 13: 9780313302244
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood Pub Group, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. annotated edition. 264 pages. 9.75x7.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0313302243

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 75.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.37
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds