"An fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of the myths and narratives that lie at the back of the unresolved Arab-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.... someone devoted to the fullest attainable realizing of the Israeli-Palestinian clash probably want to learn this quantity conceal to cover." ―Neil Caplan, Vanier university, Montreal
Why does Hamas refuse to acknowledge the legitimacy of the country of Israel? Why do Israeli settlers within the West financial institution insist that Israel has a sound correct to that territory? What makes the Israeli-Palestinian clash so intractable? Reflecting either Israeli and Palestinian issues of view, this provocative quantity addresses the 2 strong, bitterly contested, competing historic narratives that underpin the Israeli-Palestinian clash. Compelling contributions by way of Israeli and Palestinian authors express how the intertwined reckonings of the historic past―history’s double helix―provide strong ammunition for present battles. simply whilst a answer of the clash may appear to be at the horizon, the gulf of historical past resurges to split the contenders. Palestinians and Israelis stay locked in fight, tightly entangled and enveloped by means of a old cocoon of turning out to be complexity, primary war of words, and overriding miscalculation.
This publication creates a discussion between Palestinian and Israeli authors, who learn opposing types of the old narratives within the context of up to date Israeli-Palestinian family. In hard-hitting essays the individuals debate the 2 justifying and rationalizing buildings, laying naked the conflict’s roots and the distorted prisms that gasoline it. Israeli and Palestinian Narratives of clash is a useful source for someone looking to make feel of today’s headlines.
Contributors are Sami Adwan, Dan Bar-On, Mordechai Bar-On, Daniel Bar-Tal, Nathan J. Brown, Saleh Abdel Jawad, Eyal Naveh, Ilan Pappe, Dina Porat, Robert I. Rotberg, Nadim N. Rouhana, Gavriel Salomon, and Mark Tessler.