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This list relates to the semester Semester Two 2017-2018 which does not start until 25/01/2018
  1. General and Introductory Course Texts 20 items
    1. The Israel-Palestine conflict: contested histories - Neil Caplan 2010

      Book Essential

    2. The iron wall: Israel and the Arab world - Avi Shlaim 2014

      Book Essential

    3. A history of the Arab-Israeli conflict - Ian J. Bickerton, Carla L. Klausner c2007

      Book Further reading

    4. Israel's wars: a history since 1947 - Ahron Bregman 2002

      Book Further reading

    5. The fifty years war: Israel and the Arabs - Ahron Bregman, Jihan El-Tahri 1998

      Book Further reading

    6. The sword and the olive: a critical history of the Israeli defense force - Martin Van Creveld 2002, c1998

      Book Further reading

    7. The land of blood and honey: the rise of modern Israel - Martin Van Creveld 2010

      Book Further reading

    8. History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict - Ian J. Bickerton, Carla L. Klausner 2006

      Book Further reading

    9. The Israel-Palestine conflict: one hundred years of war - James L. Gelvin 2005

      Book Further reading

    10. The Arab-Israeli Conflict: its history in maps - Martin Gilbert 2002

      Book Further reading

    11. The Israel-Arab reader: a documentary history of the Middle East conflict - Walter Laqueur, Barry M. Rubin 2008

      Book Further reading

    12. The Arab-Israeli conflict: an introduction and documentary reader - Gregory S. Mahler, Alden Mahler 2010

      Book Further reading

    13. The origins of the Arab-Israeli wars - Ritchie Ovendale 2004

      Book Further reading

    14. Armed struggle and the search for state: the Palestinian national movement, 1949-1993 - Yazåid òSåayigh, Institute for Palestine Studies (Washington, D.C.), ebrary, Inc 1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    15. A history of modern Israel - Colin Shindler 2008

      Book Further reading

    16. Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict - Charles D. Smith 2001

      Book Further reading

    17. A History of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Mark A. Tessler c1994

      Book Further reading

    18. Scars of War, Wounds of Peace - Shlomo Ben-Ami 2006

      Book Further reading

  2. Seminar Core Readings 23 items
    1. Seminar 1 5 items
      1. The Debate About 1948 - Avi Shlaim

        Article Essential

      2. The Emergence of Israel 1947-1949

        Chapter Further reading Ch 1

    2. Seminar 2 3 items
      1. Ch.6 ‘The Beginning of the Arab-Israeli Conflict’ - Charles Smith

        Chapter Essential

      2. The iron wall: Israel and the Arab world - Avi Shlaim 2014

        Book Further reading Ch. 2, ‘Consolidation ‘1949-1953’, Ch. 3, ‘Attempts at Accommodation 1953-1955’ and Ch. 4, ‘The Road to Suez 1955-1957’

    3. Seminar 3 2 items
      1. Ch.6 ‘The Turning Point: June 1967’ - Ian Bickerton

        Chapter Essential

      2. Ch.7, ‘The Six Day War, 1967’ - Benny Morris

        Chapter Essential

    4. Seminar 4 2 items
      1. Ch2 'Assessing the Historiography of the October War' - Carly Beckerman-Boys

        Chapter Essential

      2. Ch.13, ‘October Earthquake’ - Martin Van Creveld

        Chapter Essential

    5. Seminar 5 2 items
      1. Ch.6 ‘Camp David 1978: Begin, Carter and Sadat’ - David Reynolds

        Chapter Essential

      2. Ch.9, ‘Peace with Egypt 1977-1981’ - Avi Shlaim

        Chapter Essential

    6. Seminar 6 2 items
      1. ‘Conclusion’ - Yezid Sayigh

        Chapter Essential

    7. Seminar 7 2 items
      1. Ch.11 ‘The Oslo Process: What Went Wrong?’ - Baruck Kimmerling

        Chapter Essential

    8. Seminar 8 2 items
    9. Peace Plan assignment workshop 3 items
      1. Beyond the Two-State Solution - Yehouda Shenhav, Dimi Reider 2013

        Book Further reading

      2. One State, Two States - Benny Morris 2009

        Book Further reading

  3. Texts for the Review Assignment 3 items
    1. ‘The Insult and the Fury’ - Amos Oz

      Chapter Essential