The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East

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More than a decade before Israel's New Historians revolutionized the study of Israeli history, English journalist David Hirst wrote The Gun and the Olive Branch, a classic, myth-breaking general history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Hirst, former Middle East correspondent of the Guardian, traces the origins of the terrible conflict back to the 1880s to show how Arab violence, although often cruel and fanatical, is a response to the challenge of repeated aggression. The Gun and the Olive Branch is an absorbing, ...

The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East 2003, Nation Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781560254836

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The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East 1984, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571180790

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The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East 1977, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571111367

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The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East 1977, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780151382996

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