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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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The list author says: "This is a list of fairly balanced books on Israelis, Palestinians, and the conflict. I've spent many years studying the Middle East academically and I hope you will find this list useful in giving you a deeper understanding of current politics in the region."
On the Border of Fire: Origins of the National Religious Settler Movement in Israel
On the Border of Fire: Origins of the National Religious Settler Movement in Israel
"Newest and most innovative book on this list.  Recently awarded best thesis of the year by the Peace and Justice Studies Association."
Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, 1881-2001
Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, 1881-2001
Waging Peace: Israel and the Arabs, 1948-2003
Waging Peace: Israel and the Arabs, 1948-2003
"Good book, fairly quick and easy read.  I found it quite helpful in writing papers about the conflict."
The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace
The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace
"A behind the scenes look at peace process during Bush 1 and Clinton."
Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East
O Jerusalem!
O Jerusalem!
"A very engaging read!"
A Tale of Love and Darkness
A Tale of Love and Darkness
"This book is classified as memoir, but it actually has a lot of history in it."
The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited (Cambridge Middle East Studies)
The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited (Cambridge Middle East Studies)
"This book reveals history that has been covered up by both sides in various ways."
Zealots for Zion: Inside Israel's West Bank Settlement Movement
Zealots for Zion: Inside Israel's West Bank Settlement Movement
"This book is written by a journalist, so it's more focused on stories than wider history or analysis.  Still, I found the writer to be a great storyteller who was deeply interested in the subject and fair to his interviewees despite disagreeing with them."
For the Land and the Lord: Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel
For the Land and the Lord: Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel
"Slightly dated, gives a good political history, but not much analysis."
Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: The Stories of Jewish and Palestinian Trauma and Resilience
Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: The Stories of Jewish and Palestinian Trauma and Resilience
Dark Hope: Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine
Dark Hope: Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine
"This book is not what one might call "balanced" because it presents one perspective on the conflict.  The writer openly acknowledges this. That said, it is an interesting and important perspective to learn about."
Next Year In Jerusalem: Everyday Life In A Divided Land
Next Year In Jerusalem: Everyday Life In A Divided Land
"A great look at different human rights organizations operating in Israel"
Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle
Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle
"This isn't a political book, but it does share important information on Israel.  I'm interested in it because I think perhaps Israel's start up culture could be used to come up with creative solutions for peace."
Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present
Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present
"An incredibly in depth history of the relationship between America and the peoples living in Ottoman and British Palestine, Israel"
The Israel-Arab Reader: A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict, 7th Edition
The Israel-Arab Reader: A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict, 7th Edition
"Not a history book, just a reader, but it's a useful reference."