Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2051: War and Peace in the Middle East

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Milton-Edwards, B. (2009) The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A People’s War (Oxon/New York: Routledge).

Peters, J. and D. Newman (eds.) (2013) The Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Oxon/New York: Routledge).

Brand, L. (1988) Palestinians in the Arab World: Institution Building and the Search for State (New York/Guildford: Columbia University Press).

Cleveland, W.L. and M. Bunton (2016) A History of the Modern Middle East (6th ed.) (Boulder, CO: Westview Press).

Choueiri, Y.M. (ed.) (2007) Breaking the Cycle: Civil Wars in Lebanon (London: Centre for Lebanese Studies/Stacey International).

Dumper, M. (1996) The Politics of Jerusalem since 1967 (New York: Columbia University Press).

Dumper, M. (2007) The Future of Palestinian Refugees (Boulder, CO/London: Lynne Rienner).

Dumper, M. (2014) Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History and the Future of the Holy City (New York: Columbia University Press).

Fawcett, L. (ed.) (2013) International Relations of the Middle East (3rd ed.) (Oxford University Press).

Gerner, D. (ed.) (2000) Understanding the Contemporary Middle East(Boulder, CO/London: Lynne Rienner Publishers).

Halliday, F. (2005) The Middle East in International Relations (Cambridge University Press).

Hinnebusch, R. (2015) The International Politics of the Middle East (2nd ed.) (Manchester University Press).

Hirst, D. (2003) The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East (London: Faber).

Isacoff, K. (2006) Writing the Arab-Israeli conflict: Pragmatism and Historical Inquiry (Lanham: Lexington Books).

Khalidi, W. (1971) From Haven to Conquest: Readings in Zionism and the Palestinian Problem until 1948 (Beirut: Institute for Palestine Studies).

Kimmerling, B. and J. Migdal (2003) The Palestinian People: A History(Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press).

Joffe, L. (1996) Keesing's Guide to the Middle East Peace Process (London: Cartermill Publishing).

Lapidoth, R. and M. Hirsch (eds.) (1992) The Arab-Israeli Conflict and its Resolution: Selected Documents (Dordrecht/London: Martinus Nijhoff).

Lea, D. (ed.) (2002) A Survey of Arab-Israeli Relations 1947-2001 (London: Europa).

Milton-Edwards. B. (2011) Contemporary Politics in the Middle East (3rd ed.) (Cambridge: Polity).

Pappé, I. (2006) AHistory of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples (2nd ed.) (Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press).

Pappé, I. (ed.) (2007) The Israel/Palestine Question: A Reader (2nd ed.) (Oxon/New York: Routledge).

Porath, Y. (1974) The Emergence of the Palestinian- Arab National Movement 1918-1929 (Frank Cass: London).

Rabinovich, I. (2004) WagingPeace: Israel and the Arabs, 1948-2003 (Princeton, N.J./Oxford: Princeton University Press).

Rogan, E.L. and A. Shlaim (eds.) (2008) The War for Palestine (2nd ed.) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Sayigh, Y. (1997) Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993 (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Segev, T. (2000) One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate (New York: Metropolitan Books).

Smith, C.D. (2013) Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History with Documents (8th ed.) (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).  

Tsur, J. (1969) Zionism: National Liberation Movement (Jerusalem: Government Printing Press).

Zertal, I. and A. Eldar (2007) Lords of the Land: The War over Israel’s Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007 (New York: Nation Books).