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Tom Segev obviously has a personal agenda which is not to present history in a true and factual manner. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Karen R
One single word Exceptional ! This is valid for the whole trilogy of Tom Segev ; anybody who wants to speak about Middle East and did not read the Trilogy has to stop speaking and... Read morePublished 19 months ago by GEBUHRER
Tom Segev's 1949: THE FIRST ISRAELIS was published by this honest Israeli historian nearly three decades ago but is still very germane to a study of Israelis and their role in the... Read morePublished on December 4, 2013 by Thomas Ricks
Tom Segev has written a great, unbiased account of the early days of the State of Israel. It's clear why it caused such an outcry when it came out, as he debunks many... Read morePublished on March 17, 2011 by Eduardo
This is an obligatory reading for anyone interested in Zionism and Israeli culture.
The book unfolds a surprising narrative of the early conflicts faced by the newborn Israeli... Read more
1949 was a very compelling read and Mr. Segev's account is wonderfully done. I enjoyed this work immensely and learned a lot about the just who those first Israelis were and the... Read morePublished on October 18, 2007 by Matthew Smith
The book is great and all those out there who don't want to admit that its great are only kidding themselves. Read morePublished on February 10, 2004