At a glance:
- Author: David K. Shipler
- First Published: 1986
- Type of Work: Current history
- Time of Work: 1979-1984
- Setting: Israel
- Genres: Nonfiction, History, Sociology
- Subjects: Twentieth century, 1980's, Jews or Jewish life, Israel or Israelis, Middle East, Jewish-Arab relations, Palestinian Arabs, Zionism, Israel-Arab War
- Locales: Asia, Israel
David Shipler, who is neither an Arab nor a Jew, served as the Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times from 1979 to 1984; in 1982, he covered the war in Lebanon. This fascinating and powerful book is the result of five years of intensive study of the mutual images and stereotypes that have developed between Arabs and Jews in present-day Israel. The areas he studied include the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the annexed portions of Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights. His often contradictory conclusions are the result of wide-ranging interviews and an intensive study of...
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