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Related categories: World - Middle East / Jewish Diaspora /
Related booklists: Israel & Palestine, Israel & Palestine: Voices of Peace & Solidarity, World Fiction - Israel, Zionism, Israel: Books for Children,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 27 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Going Home: A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation by Raja Shehadeh
    Going Home: A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation - by Raja Shehadeh

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788163064 | ISBN 10: 1788163060

    In Going Home, Orwell Prize winning author Raja Shehadeh travels Ramallah and records the changing face of the city. Walking along the streets he grew up in, he tells the stories of the people, the relationships, the houses, and the businesses that w ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa by Adam LeBor
    City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa - by Adam LeBor

    £10.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786695949 | ISBN 10: 1786695944

    The ancient port of Jaffa, now part of Tel Aviv, was once known as the 'Bride of Palestine'. It was one of the great cosmopolitan cities of the Mediterranean. Once the centre of Palestinian modernity, Jaffa was the country's cultural and political ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Myths About Israel by Ilan Pappe
    Ten Myths About Israel - by Ilan Pappe

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786630193 | ISBN 10: 1786630192

    The myths — and reality — behind the state of Israel.  In this groundbreaking book, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the Occupation, the outspoken and radical Israeli historian Ilan Pappe examines the most contested ideas concerning ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel
    The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel's New Others - by Mya Guarnieri Jaradat

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780745336442 | ISBN 10: 0745336442

    Drawing on a decade of courageous and pioneering reporting, Mya Guarnieri Jaradat brings us an unprecedented and compelling look at the lives of asylum seekers and migrant workers in Israel, who hail mainly from Africa and Asia.  From illegal ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Idea of Israel: A History of Power and Knowledge by Ilan Pappe
    The Idea of Israel: A History of Power and Knowledge - by Ilan Pappe

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784782016 | ISBN 10: 1784782017

    A major new history of Zionism and Israel, by the renowned author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine.   Since its foundation in 1948, Israel has drawn on Zionism, the movement behind its creation, to provide a sense of self and political dir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Native: Dispatches from a Palestinian-Israeli Life by Sayed Kashua
    Native: Dispatches from a Palestinian-Israeli Life - by Sayed Kashua

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780863561962 | ISBN 10: 0863561969

    Sayed Kashua has been lauded by the New York Times as a master of subtle nuance in dealing with both Arab and Jewish society. A Palestinian-Israeli who lived in Jerusalem for most of his life, Kashua started writing with the hope of creating one st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories by Ahron Bregman
    Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories - by Ahron Bregman

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141017235 | ISBN 10: 0141017236

    Cursed Victory tells the story of Israel's troubled presence in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights and the Sinai Peninsula since its sweeping victory in the 1967 Six Day War. Drawing on countless high-level interviews, never-before-seen let ... more

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  • Cover image of book After Israel: Towards Cultural Transformation by Marcelo Svirsky
    After Israel: Towards Cultural Transformation - by Marcelo Svirsky

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780326122 | ISBN 10: 1780326122

    In this unique new contribution, Marcelo Svirsky asserts that no political solution currently on offer can provide the cultural marrow necessary to effect a transformation of modes of being and ways of life in the State of Israel. Controversially ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Politics of Empire: The US, Israel and the Middle East by James Petras
    The Politics of Empire: The US, Israel and the Middle East - by James Petras

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780986073106 | ISBN 10: 0986073105

    This book provides a unique conception of US empire building, linking overseas expansion with:  1) the growth of a police state and declining living standards; 2) advanced technologically driven global spying on adversaries and allies ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Divided Self: Israel and the Jewish Psyche Today by David Goldberg
    The Divided Self: Israel and the Jewish Psyche Today - by David Goldberg

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848856745 | ISBN 10: 1848856741

    How should Jews respond to an age of militant Zionism and resurgent anti-Semitism? Is insisting on a separate sense of identity anachronistic and dangerous, or is it the only way of preserving the Jewish cultural heritage?   Rabbi David Goldb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in Israel: Race, Gender and Citizenship by Nahla Abdo
    Women in Israel: Race, Gender and Citizenship - by Nahla Abdo

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848139541 | ISBN 10: 1848139543

    Women in Israel provides a fresh, gendered analysis of citizenship in Israel.   Working from a framework of Israel as a settler-colonial regime, this important, insightful book presents historical and contemporary comparative approaches to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Bad News from Israel by Greg Philo and Mike Berry
    More Bad News from Israel - by Greg Philo and Mike Berry

    £21.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745329789 | ISBN 10: 0745329780

    Building on rigorous research by the world-renowned Glasgow University Media Group, More Bad News From Israel examines media coverage of the current conflict in the Middle East and the impact it has on public opinion.   The book brings to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hopes and Prospects by Noam Chomsky
    Hopes and Prospects - by Noam Chomsky

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141045306 | ISBN 10: 0141045302

    In this urgent new book, Noam Chomsky surveys the threats and prospects of our early twenty-first century. Exploring challenges such as the growing gap between North and South, American exceptionalism (even under Obama), the fiascos of Iraq and Afgha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Europe by David Cronin
    Europe - by David Cronin

    £27.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745330655 | ISBN 10: 0745330657

    In carefully crafted official statements, the European Union presents itself as an honest broker in the Middle East. In reality, however, the EU�s 27 governments have been engaged in a long process of accommodating Israel�s occupation of Palestin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of the Frame: The Struggle for Academic Freedom in Israel by Ilan Pappe
    Out of the Frame: The Struggle for Academic Freedom in Israel - by Ilan Pappe

    £18.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745327259 | ISBN 10: 0745327257

    Even before he wrote his bestselling book The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, historian Ilan Pappe was a controversial figure in Israel. In Out of the Frame, he gives a full account of his break with mainstream Israeli scholarship and its consequences ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Invention of the Jewish People by Shlomo Sand, translated by Yael Lotan
    The Invention of the Jewish People - by Shlomo Sand, translated by Yael Lotan

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844676231 | ISBN 10: 1844676234

    All modern nation states have a story of their origins, passed down through both official and popular culture, and yet few of these accounts have proved as divisive and influential as the Israeli national myth.   The well-known tale of Jewish ... more

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  • Cover image of book Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East by Jonathan Cook
    Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East - by Jonathan Cook

    £22.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780745327549 | ISBN 10: 0745327540

    In the last few years, Israel and the USA have consciously attempted to destabilize the entire ME region through invasion and war, with the purpose to both ethnically cleanse the Palestinians from historic Palestine and for Israel to dominate the reg ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy by John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt
    The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy - by John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141031231 | ISBN 10: 0141031239

    Does Americas pro-Israel lobby wield inappropriate control over US foreign policy?   This book has created a storm of controversy by bringing out into the open Americas relationship with the Israel lobby: a loose coalition of individual ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Oranges: Arabs and Jews in Jaffa by Adan LeBor
    City of Oranges: Arabs and Jews in Jaffa - by Adan LeBor

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747586029 | ISBN 10: 0747586020

    Jaffa - famed for its orange groves - was for centuries a city of traders, merchants, teachers and administrators, home to Muslims, Christians and Jews alike. That is, until the founding of the state of Israel, which was simultaneously a moment of ju ... more

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  • Cover image of book Occupied Minds: A Journey through the Israeli Psyche by Arthur Neslen
    Occupied Minds: A Journey through the Israeli Psyche - by Arthur Neslen

    £21.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780745323657 | ISBN 10: 0745323650

    Israel's founders sought to create a nation of new Jews who would bever again go meekly to the death camps. Yet Israel's strength has become synonymous with an oppression of the Palestinians that provokes anger throughout the Muslim world and beyond. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People on the Street: A Writer
    The People on the Street: A Writer's View of Israel - by Linda Grant

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844082544 | ISBN 10: 1844082547

    One block of a Tel Aviv street is the starting point for this highly acclaimed writer's exploration of the inner dynamics of Israelis - not the government and its policies, but the people themselves, in all their variety. Iraqi shopkeepers, teenage s ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz
    A Tale of Love and Darkness - by Amos Oz

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099450030 | ISBN 10: 0099450038

    The author takes us on a seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence in Israel, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and 50s, into his Russian immigrant parents' infernal marriage. Caught in the middle is one small boy with th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whistleblowers and The Bomb: Vanunu, Israel and Nuclear Secrecy by Yoel Cohen
    Whistleblowers and The Bomb: Vanunu, Israel and Nuclear Secrecy - by Yoel Cohen

    £21.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745324005 | ISBN 10: 0745324002

    Mordechai Vanunu, a technician working at a nuclear arms research project, revealed to the world in 1986 that Israel was secretly producing nuclear weapons. After his disclosure was published in the Sunday Times, Vanunu was kidnapped by Mossad, tried ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel by Israel Shahak & Norton Mezvinsky
    Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel - by Israel Shahak & Norton Mezvinsky

    £21.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780745320908 | ISBN 10: 0745320902

    New edition of a classic and highly controversial book that examines the history and consequences of Jewish fundamentalism in Israel. It is essential reading for anyone who wants a full understanding of the way religious extremism has affected the po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Erased in A Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians by Human Rights Watch
    Erased in A Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians - by Human Rights Watch

    £13.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781564322807 | ISBN 10: 1564322807

    Palestinian suicide bombing attacks killed more than 200 Israeli civilians and injured many more from January 2001 to September 2002. The bombers typically attacked restaurants, cafes, commuter buses and markets - 'soft targets' where they could caus ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Israeli Diaspora by Steven J Gold
    The Israeli Diaspora - by Steven J Gold

    £37.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781841420431 | ISBN 10: 1841420433

    When the State of Israel was founded in 1948 it was seen as the longed-for end to the wandering and oppression which had characterized the Jewish diaspora over the centuries. For various reasons, however, one per cent of the Israeli population choose ... more

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  • Cover image of book Israel and the Daughters of the Shoah: Reoccupying the Territories of Silence by Ronit Lentin
    Israel and the Daughters of the Shoah: Reoccupying the Territories of Silence - by Ronit Lentin

    £24.00   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781571817754 | ISBN 10: 1571817751

    This book offers the first gendered analysis of Israeli society and the Shoah (the Holocaust). The author employs personal narratives of nine Israeli daughers of Shoah survivors, writers and film makers, and a feminist re-reading of official and unof ... more

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