The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Oneworld Publications, 07.09.2007 - 320 Seiten
Renowned Israeli historian, Ilan Pappe's groundbreaking book revisits the formation of the State of Israel. Between 1947 and 1949, over 400 Palestinian villages were deliberately destroyed, civilians were massacred and around a million men, women, and children were expelled from their homes at gunpoint.
Denied for almost six decades, had it happened today it could only have been called "ethnic cleansing". Decisively debunking the myth that the Palestinian population left of their own accord in the course of this war, Ilan Pappe offers impressive archival evidence to demonstrate that, from its very inception, a central plank in Israel’s founding ideology was the forcible removal of the indigenous population. Indispensable for anyone interested in the current crisis in the Middle East.
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Review: The Ethnic Cleansing of PalestineNutzerbericht - Alan Mills - Goodreads
Lays out a case, largely based on Israeli documents, that from its founding, the leaders of Israel wanted to remove Arabs from the country, to ensure a Jewish State. While the case is compelling ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: The Ethnic Cleansing of PalestineNutzerbericht - Diane Brown - Goodreads
This is a necessary book. It explores the Palestine issue from an Ethnic Cleansing viewpoint. It is sobering and disturbing - more people should read this light shining on the Nakba Highly recommended Vollständige Rezension lesen
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