SHORT HISTORIES AVAILABLE ONLINE:

SHORT VIDEOS ON ISSUES:

PRIMARY SOURCES AVAILABLE ONLINE:

Memos of the U.S. State Department in Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS), the official documentary record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions;

UN reports, interviews, meeting minutes, and voting statements 1947-1949 from UN actions on Israel/Palestine; click on year, then month, then document number; documents are listed chronologically under month.  

A Survey of Palestine, prepared by the British Mandatory Government of Palestine between December 1945 and January 1946, for the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry; the report includes data tables showing land ownership and crops produced. 

British and U.S. commission reports on Palestine:

SELECTED BOOKS AVAILABLE IN THE DELAWARE LIBRARY SYSTEM:

These books are histories of the creation of the state of Israel. They were written by Jewish Israeli historians.

  • Simha Flapan, The Birth of Israel: Myths and Realities, 1987.
  • Benny Morris, Righteous Victims: a History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict 1881-1999, 1st ed. 1999.
  • Benny Morris, The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, 2nd ed. 2004.
  • Ilan Pappe, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, 2007.
  • Avi Shlaim, The Iron Wall, 2000.

 

 

 

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