[A]ny one looking for an authoritative account of 1948... should go straight to this book.
- Yezi Sayigh, Middle East International
Pappé has added significantly to our understanding of a formative period in the making of the Arab-Israeli conflict'
Avi Shlaim, London Review of Books
This is an important book and especially relevant to the current process of Arab Israeli negotiations. --Leonard Goren, International Affairs
About the Author
Ilan Pappe is one of Israel's most prominent historians. Having taught for many years at the University of Haifa, he is now Chair of History at the University of Exeter. He is the author of numerous books, including 'The Modern Middle East' and 'The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict' (IB Tauris), and is a regular contributor to the London Review of Books.