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The Arab-Israeli War Since 1948
by Alex Woolf (Goodreads Author)
Why has the Arab-Israeli War lasted so long, and been fought in so many different ways? Why is it of such global importance? And how has it affected people on both sides of the conflict? This book seeks to relate the overall events and chronology of the war and shows its impact on everyday lives.
Hardcover, 1st, 80 pages
Published 2012 by Heinemann Library
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This is not a bad place to start to get an overview of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Though the writing is a bit dry, the book is short (67 pages) with plenty of photos and sidebars to break up the text. The maps of the changing borders are very good and crucial to understanding unfolding events. This won't make the best seller list, but it's very accessible for reports. I appreciate that it's a subject not often tackled for the middle/high school audience.
Alex Woolf was born in London in 1964. He has worked as a writer and editor for over 20 years and has published over 40 works of fiction and non-fiction, mainly for young adults. His fiction includes the Chronosphere series, a science-fiction trilogy published by Scribo, and Soul Shadows, an interactive e-novel published by Fiction Express, and shortly to be published in print by Capstone. His ...moreMore about Alex Woolf...