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The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948

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By all accounts, the 1948 Palestine war was one of the most significant milestones in the modern history of the Middle East and remains one of the most intractable conflicts of modern times. Israelis call the 1948 war "The War of Independence" while Arabs call it al-Nakba or the disaster. The conventional Israeli version portrays 1948 as an unequal struggle between a Jewis ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published February 19th 2001 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2001)
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د. حمدان

حرب فلسطين: إعادة كتابة تاريخ 1948 – إيوجين روغان.

هذا الكتاب هو مجموعة من المقالات أو الملخصات لكتب أخرى من تأليف مجموعة من المؤرخين تسمي نفسها بمجموعة المؤرخين الجدد وتهدف لإعادة كتابة تاريخ حرب فلسطين 1948 ودحض الأساطير الشائعة عنها. ولهذا السبب، فإن نسب الكتاب لإيوجين روغان وأفي شليم كما هو موجود على الجودريدز ليس دقيقاً تماماً.. لكنه من باب المجاز فهما قد لعبا دور المحرر لمحتويات الكتاب بالإضافة إلى الإشتراك في كتابة قسم من محتوياته.

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Bob Duke
May 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
When I was in my first year of university I had a a devout Muslim flat mate who prayed five times a day. At the same time I had a good Jewish friend who passionately believed in the State of Israel. From these two people I received two incompatible versions of the events of 1948. This made me try and reconcile these two versions of history. The reality is that the two versions are not reconcilable. The story of Palestinian Arabs voluntarily vacating their homes at the behest of their governments ...more
Ahmad Alhrbi
Feb 20, 2013 rated it liked it
قرأت الكتاب بتعريب أسعد كامل الياس واصدار مكتبة العبيكان في الرياض ... الكتاب يضع صورة تكاد تكون واضحة لما جرى في فلسطين وكيف نشأت اسرائيل وكيف ان الحكام العرب ساهموا في بقاء اسرائيل وانتصاراتها سواءً كان ذلك بقصد ام بدون قصد فالهاشميون في الأردن كانوا يخشون من النفوذ المصري على فلسطين والسوريون يرتعبون من الهاشميين ولم يلتفت أحد لليهود باعتبارهم مجرد طارئ عارض حتى ان الهاشميين وعدوا اليهود بان يحسنوا معاملتهم حال دخولهم تحت رعايتها وكان الهم الأول والوحيد لدى الحكام العرب هم الحذر من بعضهم .. و ...more
Faisal
Oct 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: تاريخ
التحديث الأول :
قرأت أول مئة صفحة وكانت عبارة عن تركيز على تفاصيل صغيرة أكثر من كونها كتابة لتاريخ حرب .. من خلال الفهرس قد تبدو باقي الفصول أكثر أهمية .. قد أعود لها لاحقاً :)



التحديث الثاني :
انتهيت الآن من الكتاب .. الكتاب هو إعادة لكتابة التاريخ بين الرواية الصهيونية والعربية .. يطرح السؤال المهم ( كيف يمكن لدولة وليدة أن تهزم خمسة جيوش ) .. يجيب الكتاب عن ذلك من خلال عرض للحالة التي تمر بها كل دولة من الدول العربية في ذلك الوقت ودورها في الحرب وأسباب الخسارة ..
مهم جداً
Gabriella
Mar 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is an absolute MUST READ for anyone interested in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It completely shatters common historical myths about 1948, using newly opened archives in some case to give a far more nuanced picture than what we've been left with today. The essays span a range of topics and countries, thus deeply analyzing an array of different issues surrounding the 1948 war. Plus, an amazing conclusion by Edward Said.
Jon
Jul 25, 2009 rated it really liked it
good introduction to some of the myths surrounding the first Arab-Israeli war, on both the Israeli and Arab side.
عبدالرحمن أحمد
كتاب واضح وجيد لفهم القضية الفلسطينية.
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Eugene Rogan is Director of the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. He took his B.A. in economics from Columbia, and his M.A. and PhD in Middle Eastern history from Harvard. He taught at Boston College and Sarah Lawrence College before taking up his post in Oxford in 1991, where he teaches the modern history of the Middle East.
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