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History of Palestine

Jacob De Haas

History of Palestine

the last two thousand years

by Jacob De Haas

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palestine -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jacob de Haas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS118 .D35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii p., 1 l., 523 p.
    Number of Pages523
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16531348M
    LC Control Number34015088

    After the war, which Palestinians call the Catastrophe, the Armistice Agreements established the separation lines between the combatants: Israel controlled some areas designated for the Arab state under the Partition Plan, Transjordan controlled the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and Egypt controlled the Gaza Strip. Estimates suggest betweenandPalestinians fled or were forced to leave their homes. The Intifada to Conditions in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including Jerusalem, after more than 20 years of military occupation, repression and confiscation of land, contributed to a Palestinian uprising called the intifada in December Riots, suicide bombings and other attacks subsequently broke out, putting an end to the promising peace process. A tour de force which demystifies the distortions and fabrications around Palestine and the people living in it.

    Many countries consider Hamas to be a terrorist organization. Before BCE wild wheat was one of many grasses but gradually it crossed with goat grass and formed the ancestor of modern wheat. According to the Out of Africa theory of human development, Homo sapiens developedyears ago in Africa and left via this land bridge some 60, years ago. History Of Palestine. It disintegrated in the 6th century BCE due to civil wars.

    Twice a week we compile our most fascinating features and deliver them straight to you. Probably of even greater importance, the horse evolved close by. Inthere were about 4, Jewish settlers in the West Bank and Gaza. They either wanted to occupy it or were passing through. The great irony is that the leadership of the Arabs of Palestine consistently rejected the two-state solution in the belief that they could have everything; the result was that they ended up with nothing. It was in this region, known as The Cradle of Civilization, that the culture and influence of Europe, Asia, and Africa met.


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The captives returning from Babylon based their claim to the land on another myth — the Moses Exodus story. The volume is well balanced, objective, and comprehensive.

It is not a literal history.

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Semitic languages derive from Afro-asiatic ones and originate in the Middle East. Table of Contents Introduction 1. The image he had cultivated of biblical Israel from the distance of New York City was shattered by bus rides through the West Bank.

The tribes of Israel are given in detail, as well as the many geographical features of the land. Arab groups argued that they represented the majority of the population in certain regions and should be granted more territory.

The Achaemenid Empire lasted from BCE and was notable for building infrastructure such as a postal system, road system, and an official language with a professional army and a civil service. Essential reading for a proper understanding of the efforts to deny the deep historical rootedness of this name, and of its indigenous people.

Women ground wheat with heavy stone tools, and the men shaped and moulded clay into bricks some still have their thumbprints. But Anziska believes it was also the beginning of the end for Palestinian independence.

Click on any of the time periods in the Timeline below to discover information on the History of Palestine. Why were Palestinians unable to move freely, in the very same space where I, a US citizen, could come and go as I pleased?

The declaration was accompanied by a PLO call for multilateral negotiations on the basis of U. Every reading, or re-reading, of this book, will provoke new contemplation. It is very similar to the word Philistine.

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But his judgments are so careful and nuanced that his book always reads like history, never propaganda. Hamas accepts Palestinian state with borders. In the aftermath of the war, scholars estimate that more thanPalestinians left or were forced to flee their homes in the newly- formed Jewish Israel.

Arab people who call this territory home are known as Palestinians. It had perfected the principles of imperial rule that were then followed by succeeding empires. From there, it runs into southern Turkey, encompassing modern day cities such as Diyarbekir, Samsat, and Gaziantep.

Reliefs in Egypt mention captured towns in a kingdom called Israel but do not refer to Jerusalem. It is a region of mountains in the north and desert and grassland in the south.Praise for The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine "This book is a masterful work of scholarship and personal history excavating unlike any I’ve seen before; this will become a major force in the Palestinian historical canon in the years to come." —Literary Hub “Focused on the Palestinians’ lived experience of a century of war, never losing sight of the geo-political forces that fostered.

Discover the best Israel & Palestine History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The region consisting of Palestine, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon forms a land bridge between the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa. Any animal, plant, or human (that cannot fly) has to pass through it to get from one of these continents to one of the others.

His book Warriors at Suez, the first of his Warriors trilogy on America's relations with the Middle East and Israel, was nominated for the American Book Award in in the history category and was an alternate selection of both the Book of the Month Club and the History Book Club.

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A History of Palestine is a respectable addition to the synthetic literature in the field. For the non-specialist reader, the book offers a good introduction to the social, political, cultural, and economic history of Palestine and a wealth of statistical information.