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Author Shachar, Nathan

Title The Gaza Strip : its history and politics : from the pharaohs to the Israeli invasion of 2009 / Nathan Shachar

Publ Info Brighton ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2010
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 RWU Main Library  DS110.G3 S49 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Contents The setting : geography, climate, wildlife, and ecology -- Egyptians, Hebrew and Philistines -- Persians, Greeks and Romans -- Freedom of religion and the rise of Christianity -- Arabs and Crusaders, 634-1193 -- Tartars, Mongols, and Mamluks -- Ottoman conquest and rule, 1517-1918 -- The British conquest and mandate, 1917-1948 -- The Nakba and the first Arab-Israeli War : the all-Palestine government of Gaza, 1947-1950 -- Egyptian military rule, 1948-1967 -- Israeli conquest and occupation, 1967-1971 -- Ariel Sharon's "dirty war" : the beginning of Jewish settlement, 1971-1972 -- The quiet years, 1972-1986 -- The outbreak of the first Palestinian uprising, December 1987 -- Economic warfare and the rise of Islamism, 1987-1991 -- Hardship, delusion, and desperation : the First Gulf War, 1990-1991 -- Failure at Madrid and success at Oslo, 1991-1993 -- High hopes and new dangers, 1994-1995 -- Exit Rabin, enter Likud, 1995-1999 -- Barak's gamble and the second Palestinian uprising, 1999-2001 -- The return of Sharon : the destruction of Palestinian self-rule, 2001-2003 -- The death of Yasser Arafat : the evacuation of the strip, 2003-2005 -- Sharon's departure : the Hamas election triumph, 2005-2006 -- Civil War and the Hamas takeover, 2007 -- Operation "Cast Lead", 2008-2009 -- Epilogue: An ideological war of nerves and prestige
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
LC subject Gaza Strip -- History
Gaza Strip -- Politics and government
Gaza Strip -- Social conditions
Social conflict -- Gaza Strip -- History
ISBN 9781845193447 (hardcover : alk. paper)
184519344X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781845193454 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1845193458 (pbk. : alk. paper)