Useful Reading

Berry, Mike and Philo, Greg
Israel and Palestine- Competing Histories, Pluto Press
Gives the differing accounts of the history and is a particularly rich source of useful quotes from Israeli politicians

Chomsky, Noam
Fateful Triangle: the United States, Israel and the
Palestinians,
Pluto Press

Cook, Jonathan
Blood and Religion. The unmasking of the Jewish and Democratic State, Pluto Press
A hard- hitting analysis of the current socio-political  structure of Israel.

Finkelstein, Norman
Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict, Verso

Halper, Jeff,
Obstacles to Peace, ICAHD 2nd edition
Information and maps produced by the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.

Hever, Shir,
Political Economy of Israel’s Occupation: Repression Beyond Exploitation
Understanding the economic dimensions of the occupation is crucial to unravelling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Karmi, Ghada
Married to Another Man, Pluto Press
An analysis of recent events in Palestine, concluding with the argument for a single state.

Khalidi, Rashid
Palestinian Identity: the Construction of Modern National Consciousness Columbia University Press,

Kovel, Joel,
Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine, Pluto Press
A readable analysis of the development of the present Jewish state and the impossibility of a just two-state solution.

Morris, Benny
The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited
Cambridge University Press
Hard going, but this is the definitive account of the events of 1947-49.
The author is a Zionist historian who reports what happened objectively.

Nathan, Susan
The other side of Israel, HarperCollins
A very readable, passionate narrative account of the life of
Palestinians living in Israel.

Pappe, Ilan
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Oneworld, Oxford
A vivid and passionate account of the Zionist strategy in Palestine.

Pappe, Ilan
A History of Modern Palestine
Cambridge University Press 2nd Edition
A readable social history.

Rodinson, Maxime
Israel: A Settler Colonial State? Pathfinder Books

Rogan, Eugene and Avi Shlaim eds.
The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948 Cambridge University Press, 2001

Roy, Sara
Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, Pluto, Press

Said, Edward
The question of Palestine Routledge and Kegan Paul,

Said, Edward
The politics of dispossession: the struggle for Palestinian self-determination 1969-1994, Vintage

Shlaim, Avi
The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab world
Penguin Books.
A readable political history.

Weizman, Eyal
Hollow Land, Verso Press
Israel's Architecture of Occupation, An investigation of the extreme instruments of control of Palestinians using theories of space and architecture.

Yiftachel, Oren
Ethnocracy: Land and Identity Politics in Israel/Palestine, Pennsylania University Press

 

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