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Alan Tully, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2007

HIS 364G • ISRAEL'S WARS

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39830
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GELBER, Y

Course Description

The aim of this undergraduate course is to present a survey of the Jewish-Arab wars in the 20th century. This survey is supposed to give a historical framework for the present phase of the Arab-Jewish conflict in the Middle East, and to help in comprehending the roots and causes of contemporary controversial issues between Israel and the Palestinians and/or the Arab states, and the difficulties in finding a satisfactory solution to this ongoing confrontation. A subsidiary aim is giving a historical framework to the impact of successive wars on the shaping and development of Israeli society.

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