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 - Fred Kohn - Goodreads
What a shame. This is a time when the "David vs. Goliath" and "Making the Deserts Bloom" myths about 1948 are coming apart at the seams, and we need knowledgeable historians like Pappe to accelerate ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: The Ethnic Cleansing of PalestineNutzerbericht - Jonathan Noe - Goodreads
Ilan Pappé proves himself to be a brave and honest historian in "The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine". He forces us (especially Israelis) to look very closely at the Zionist mythology surrounding the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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