Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917�1948
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Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917�1948

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Inspired by stories he heard in the West Bank as a child, Hillel Cohen uncovers a hidden history in this extraordinary and beautifully written book—a history central to the narrative of the Israel-Palestine conflict but for the most part willfully ignored until now. In Army of Shadows, initially published in Israel to high acclaim and intense controversy, he tells the stor...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published January 3rd 2008 by University of California Press (first published December 1st 2007)
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Offers a more nuanced view of Arab-Israeli cooperation during the Mandate era. Cohen has been accused of his biases although I didn't quite see it on first glance. Ideology aside, the book covers a much needed topic and erases black and white views on Arab and Jewish cooperation.
Steve Cran
Arab collaboration with zionist forces. A well documented book written by Israeli author Hillel Cohen. Since the beginning the Zionists havee tried to influence Palestinian society in their favor. First theey tried political parties and newspaers but the zionistss were not successful their. They were successfull in getting Palestinian to buy land for them and spy the them. Smasirah or land dealeers used al sort of tricks to mkae arabs sell their land not all of them cool. THe book delineates whi...more
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