The Resource Arab and Jew : wounded spirits in a promised land, David K. Shipler

Arab and Jew : wounded spirits in a promised land, David K. Shipler

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Arab and Jew : wounded spirits in a promised land
Title
Arab and Jew
Title remainder
wounded spirits in a promised land
Statement of responsibility
David K. Shipler
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The expanded and updated edition of David Shipler's Pulitzer Prize-winning book that examines the relationship, past and present, between Arabs and Jews In this monumental work, extensively researched and more relevant than ever, David Shipler delves into the origins of the prejudices that exist between Jews and Arabs that have been intensified by war, terrorism, and nationalism. Focusing on the diverse cultures that exist side by side in Israel and Israeli-controlled territories, Shipler examines the process of indoctrination that begins in schools; he discusses the far-ranging effects of socioeconomic differences, historical conflicts between Islam and Judaism, attitudes about the Holocaust, and much more. And he writes of the people: the Arab woman in love with a Jew, the retired Israeli military officer, the Palestinian guerrilla, the handsome actor whose father is Arab and whose mother is Jewish. For Shipler, and for all who read this book, their stories and hundreds of others reflect not only the reality of "wounded spirits" but also a glimmer of hope for eventual coexistence in the Promised Land
Summary
The "New York Times" chief correspondent in Israel examines the Arab and Jewish cultures and probes the ways in which the two peoples have sought to accomodate themselves in living together
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Writing style
Award
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1987.
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154825
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-
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Shipler, David K.
Dewey number
956.9405
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Jewish-Arab relations
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • National characteristics, Arab
  • National characteristics, Israeli
  • Israel
  • West Bank
  • Gaza Strip
Target audience
adult
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wounded spirits in a promised land
Label
Arab and Jew : wounded spirits in a promised land, David K. Shipler
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Publication
Note
"Revised and updated"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
xxx, 735 pages
Isbn
9780553447514
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Arab and Jew : wounded spirits in a promised land, David K. Shipler
Publication
Note
"Revised and updated"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
xxx, 735 pages
Isbn
9780553447514
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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