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Author Tishby, Noa, 1977- author.

Title Israel : a simple guide to the most misunderstood country on earth / Noa Tishby.

Publication Info. New York : Free Press, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  956.94 TIS    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Free Press hardcover edition.
Description 333 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-321) and index.
Contents Dream. A brief history of me ; A brief history of the land of Israel ; A brief history of the Middle East in the last century ; A brief history of Zionism ; Chasing that dream -- Do. A state is born ; A tug of war and peace ; Settlements ; Arabs -- Be. BDS ; May the melting pot no melt us all ; Up up nation ; What's with the obsession, world? -- Afterword: This is a promise -- Appendix: A much quicker guide.
Summary While everyone seems to have a strong opinion about Israel, how many people actually know the facts? Tishby creates an accessible and dynamic portrait of a tiny country of outsized relevance. Through bite-sized chunks of history and deeply personal stories, she chronicles her homeland's evolution, beginning in Biblical times and moving forward to cover everything from WWI to Israel's creation to the real disputes dividing the country today. -Adapted from jacket.
Subject Tishby, Noa, 1977-
Israel -- History.
ISBN 9781982144937 (hardcover)
1982144939 (hardcover)
9781982144944 (paperback)
1982144947 (paperback)

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