An examination of the internal decision-making process of the Zionist leadership in Palestine from 1945 to 1949. Examines the positions of competing parties to explain how and why the charismatic Ben-Gurion prevailed in achieving a middle-of-the-road poli
Edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and John L. Esposito
Pub Date: 9/27/2002
Based on the premise that woman's struggles to have their voices heard are shared throughout the monotheisms, these essays offer new insights into the traditions of three religions during the past century.
In a revisionist look at the history of U. S. relations with Palestine, Lawrence Davidson offers a critical study of the evolution of American popular and governmental perceptions of Zionism and Palestine, from the Balfour Declaration of 1917 to the found
Mohammad Gholi Majd describes the rampant tyranny and destruction of Iran in the decades between the two world wars in a sensational yet thoroughly scholarly study that will rewrite the political and economic history of the country.
This essay collection challenges the popular presumption that Muslims and Hindus are irreconcilably different groups, inevitably conflicting with each other. Invoking a new vocabulary that depicts a neglected substratum of Muslim-Hindu commonality, the
Examines land policy in Iran under the two Pahlavi shahs from 1925-1979, the social and economic consequences of the policies, and their impact on the popular uprisings of 1962-63, which many scholars regard as the beginning of the Islamic revolution.