Politics

  • A National Home for the Jewish People

    A National Home for the Jewish People

    £50.00

    The Concept in British Political Thinking and Policy Making 1917-1923

    Barzilay-Yegar, Dvorah

    What was the concept of 'A National Home for the Jewish People,' where did it come from, and how was it defined? Barzilay-Yegar traces the shifting meanings of the phrase from its first coining in the Balfour Declaration of 1917,...

  • Africa and Israel

    Africa and Israel

    £55.00

    A Unique Case in Israeli Foreign Relations

    Oded, Arye

    This meticulously researched new book from author Arye Oded analyzes Israel's complex relationship with African countries from the time period of the 1950s to the present day. There are three broad phases. The first, from the 1950s-the 'honeymoon' period-began as African countries started...

  • Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    £50.00

    Changing Strategic Imperatives

    Cohen, Michael

    From the Balfour Declaration of 1917 to the Suez Crisis of 1956, Britain's strategic interests in Palestine and in the Middle East underwent radical changes. A leading authority on the British Mandate in Palestine and the rise of the state of Israel, Professor Michael J. Cohen focuses...

  • Islamic Radicalism and Political Violence

    Islamic Radicalism and Political Violence

    from £18.50

    The Templars of Islam and Sheikh Ra'id Salah

    Israeli, Raphael

    The Islamic movement in Israel, headed by Sheikh Ra'id Salah, has turned into a templar-like organization which cultivates the Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem (the Temple) as its symbol and rallying point. Ra'id combines spiritual authority with political appeal, religious concerns with organizational...

  • Israel's Relations with the East European States

    Israel's Relations with the East European States

    £45.00

    From Disruption (1967) to Resumption (1989-91)

    Govrin, Yosef

    In the years 1989-1991, Israel renewed its diplomatic relations with the USSR, Bulgaria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Poland, and Czechoslovakia - relations which were severed subsequent to the Six Day War. Diplomatic relations with Albania were established for the first time. Talks with East Germany came...

  • Jewish Organizations' Response to Communism and to Senator McCarthy

    Jewish Organizations' Response to Communism and to Senator McCarthy

    from £20.00

    Weingarten, Aviva

    In February 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy launched an anti-communist that lasted for more than four years. His attempts to unmask communists in the American administration and governmental agencies gave rise to actions that infringed on democratic procedure and civil liberties. As the Cold War grew, fear of communism at...

  • Jewish Parliamentarians

    Jewish Parliamentarians

    from £16.95

    Janner, Lord Greville; Taylor, Derek

    July 2008 marks the 150th anniversary of the passing of the Oath Act which enabled Jews to become members of parliament without taking the Oath of Allegiance on the true faith of a Christian. Lionel de Rothschild was the first to be allowed to swear on...

  • Jews and Europe in the Twenty-First Century

    Jews and Europe in the Twenty-First Century

    from £19.50

    Thinking Jewish

    Cesarani, David; Lambert, Nick

    Edited by: Cesarani, David

    Jews and Europe in the Twenty-First Century is a collection of interviews with more than ninety prominent Jewish intellectuals, politicians, writers and scientists from across Western Europe. Nick Lambert?s penetrating interviews and analyses reveal their thoughts, fears and hopes for the future. Deep...

  • Palestinians between Nationalism and Islam

    Palestinians between Nationalism and Islam

    from £19.95

    Israeli, Raphael

    This collection of mostly already-published articles illustrates the tension over the years between nascent Palestinian nationalism as articulated by the PLO and Islam as incorporated by Hamas. The latter's victory in the 2006 elections makes the matter all the more pertinent. Contents include: Introduction: Palestinian Affairs in World Perspective...

  • Public Administration in Transition

    Public Administration in Transition

    from £24.00

    Essays in Honor of Gerald E Caiden

    Edited by: Argyriades, Demetrios; Dwivedi, O.P.; Jabbra, Joseph

    Global developments over the past half-century have transformed public administration and brought it to maturity as an autonomous discipline at the intersection of many important fields of study. The trends and challenges which confront this discipline are...