Understanding the Holy Land answering questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by Mitch Frank

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Published by Viking in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Miscellanea,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict,
  • Nahostkonflikt

About the Edition

Complete with maps and photographs, a guide provides a comprehensive review of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a review of the area"s history, its people, significant past and present events, and definitions of commonly used terms.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-148) and index.

Book details

StatementMitch Frank
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS119.7 .F723 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24951935M
ISBN 100670060321, 0670060437
ISBN 109780670060320, 9780670060436
LC Control Number2004014973
OCLC/WorldCa55764568

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