In this authoritative collection of essays Benny Morris examines and elucidates aspects of the Arab exodus from Palestine in 1948, focusing on Israeli decision-making and the causes of the mass exile. New to the paperback: Two chapters, `The New Historiography: Israel and its Past' and `The Transfer of Al Majdal's Remaining Arabs to Gaza, 1950' have been expanded and an entirely new chapter, `Yosef Nahmani and the Arab Question in 1948' has been added for this new paperback edition.
Readership: Students of Middle Eastern and Israeli politics and history/international relations, journalists, politicians, and others concerned with
Benny Morris, Research Fellow, Truman Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"an excellent and highly recommendable work" - Middle East Studies Association Bulletin
"Benny Morris continues to enrich the field of knowledge encompassing Israel's violent origins ... Readers ... will welcome this additional opportunity to study authoritative and richly detailed analysis and description from the pen of the pre-eminent researcher in the field." - Political Studies