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The Resource Anonymous soldiers : the struggle for Israel 1917-1947, by Bruce Hoffman

Anonymous soldiers : the struggle for Israel 1917-1947, by Bruce Hoffman

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Anonymous soldiers : the struggle for Israel 1917-1947
Title
Anonymous soldiers
Title remainder
the struggle for Israel 1917-1947
Statement of responsibility
by Bruce Hoffman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel. Anonymous Soldiers brilliantly re-creates the crucial period in the establishment of Israel, chronicling the three decades of growing anticolonial unrest that culminated in the end of British rule and the UN resolution to create two separate states. This groundbreaking book tells in riveting, previously unknown detail the story of how Britain, in the twilight of empire, struggled and ultimately failed to reconcile competing Arab and Jewish demands and uprisings. Bruce Hoffman, America's leading expert on terrorism, shines new light on the bombing of the King David Hotel, the assassination of Lord Moyne in Cairo, the leadership of Menachem Begin, the life and death of Abraham Stern, and much else. Above all, Hoffman shows exactly how the underdog, anonymous soldiers of Irgun and Lehi defeated the British and set in motion the chain of events that resulted in the creation of the formidable nation-state of Israel. This is a towering accomplishment of research and narrative, and a book that is essential to anyone wishing to understand not just the origins of modern-day Israel or the current situation in the Middle East, but also the methodology of terrorism. Drawing on previously untapped archival resources in London, Washington, D.C., and Jerusalem, Bruce Hoffman has written one of the most detailed and sustained accounts of a terrorist and counterterrorist campaign that may ever have been seen, and in doing so has cast light on one of the most decisive world events in recent history. This will be the definitive account of the struggle for Israel for years to come
Summary
Draws on newly available documents from the National Archives in Britain to chronicle the historical events and key campaigns that led to the creation of Israel. By the author of Inside Terrorism
Storyline
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10395913
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1954-
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Hoffman, Bruce
Dewey number
956.94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Jewish-Arab relations
  • Zionism
  • Jews
  • Palestine
  • Israel
  • Israel
Target audience
adult
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the struggle for Israel, 1918-1947
Label
Anonymous soldiers : the struggle for Israel 1917-1947, by Bruce Hoffman
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Publication
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.To Die for Our Nation -- 2.The Seeds of Terror -- 3.Red Days of Riots and Blood -- 4.Terror Against Terror -- 5.Dark Nights of Despair -- 6.The Shadow of Death -- 7.The Revolt -- 8.Conscripted for Life -- 9.The Deed -- 10.Tears of Bereaved Mothers -- 11.Wider Horizons -- 12.To Defend and to Guard Forever -- 13.Only Death Will Free Us -- 14.Defense and Conquest -- 15.Beating the Dog in His Own Kennel -- 16.Blunted Bayonets -- 17.An Instrument of Death -- 18.Buried Quietly in the Night -- 19.Drunk with the Hangman's Blood
Control code
000057200387
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 618 pages, unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307741615
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913499551
Label
Anonymous soldiers : the struggle for Israel 1917-1947, by Bruce Hoffman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.To Die for Our Nation -- 2.The Seeds of Terror -- 3.Red Days of Riots and Blood -- 4.Terror Against Terror -- 5.Dark Nights of Despair -- 6.The Shadow of Death -- 7.The Revolt -- 8.Conscripted for Life -- 9.The Deed -- 10.Tears of Bereaved Mothers -- 11.Wider Horizons -- 12.To Defend and to Guard Forever -- 13.Only Death Will Free Us -- 14.Defense and Conquest -- 15.Beating the Dog in His Own Kennel -- 16.Blunted Bayonets -- 17.An Instrument of Death -- 18.Buried Quietly in the Night -- 19.Drunk with the Hangman's Blood
Control code
000057200387
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 618 pages, unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307741615
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913499551

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