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  1. Week 2 - PRACTICE panel 7 items
    The Holy Land in Collective Memory
    1. From haven to conquest: readings in Zionism and the Palestine problem until 1948 - Walid Khalidi c1987

      Book  al-Fazari, “on the merits of Jerusalem and Palestine” p31-34

    2. From haven to conquest: readings in Zionism and the Palestine problem until 1948 - Walid Khalidi c1987

      Book  “to save with Pity, Saladin enters Jerusalem” pp49-56

    3. Yehudah Halevi: My Heart - Medieval Hebrew Poetry

      Webpage  Cover "My heart is in the east", "songs to zion" and "jerusalem"

    4. Tikvatenu (תקותנו) meaning "Our Hope" - Naphtali Herz Imber 1877

      Webpage  also see current Israeli anthem, Hatikva.

  2. Week 3- The Zionist Idea 8 items
    1. Precursors 3 items
      2 students
      1. The Zionist idea - Arthur Hertzberg 1997

        Book  Yehuda Alkalai the third redemption pp102-7

      2. The Zionist idea - Arthur Hertzberg 1997

        Book  Moses Hess Rome and Jerusalem p119-21

    2. Political Zionism 2 items
      1 student
    3. Cultural Zionism 2 items
      1 student
      1. The Zionist idea - Arthur Hertzberg 1997

        Book  Ahad Ha-am, pp247-255, 262-277

    4. Utopia 1 item
      1 student
      1. The Zionist idea - Arthur Hertzberg 1997

        Book  Borochov - 352-9

  3. Week 4 - Early Encounters 6 items
    1. early attempts to negotiate 2 items
      2 students
      1. From haven to conquest: readings in Zionism and the Palestine problem until 1948 - Walid Khalidi c1987

        Book  p91-96- letter from Herzl to Khalidi

      2. Futile diplomacy: Volume 1: Early Arab-Zionist negotiation attempts 1913-1931 - Neil Caplan 2015

        Book  report from Hochberg to Jacobson 17 May 1913 andJacobson Proposals. PP 131-135

    2. Resolution impossible? 2 items
      2 students
      1. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 2: Arab-Zionist Negotiations and the End of the Mandate - Neil Caplan 15 May 2015

        Book  p199-202 - three accounts of Meeting between Arslan, DBG and Jabiri

      2. The origins of Israel, 1882-1948: a documentary history / edited by Eran Kaplan and Derek J. Penslar - Eran Kaplan, Derek Jonathan Penslar, David Jan Sorkin c2011 (electronic resource)

        Book  Jabotinsky's Iron Wall - 257-63

    3. Zionism in Practice 1 item
      2 students (divide)
      1. The origins of Israel, 1882-1948: a documentary history / edited by Eran Kaplan and Derek J. Penslar - Eran Kaplan, Derek Jonathan Penslar, David Jan Sorkin c2011 (electronic resource)

        Book  pp11-20, 27-49, 57-81

  4. Week 5 - Britain's WWI Promises (5-6 students) 3 items
    Here students should divide the work evenly, and prepare separate assessments of different elements of the collections. COMPARE the archival sources with the reprinted ones. Have editors left out important material?
    1. See BBL for document collections from George Antonius's papers

      00071706.81.CB.FC.31.mh corresp

      00071706.81.CB.FC.70. hussein letters

      rg 65.p.349.10.claytonandmhcorresp

      RG 65.p.349.28.clayton late war

      RG 65.p.349.30.clayton and revolt

      00071706.81.CB.FC.2C.claytonsykespledges

      00071706.81.CB.FC.1E.mhcorresp

      00071706.81.CB.FC.1D.feisal fatat cnxn

      (*** do not read these collections cover to cover - focus on any Anglo-Arab communications relevant to what became the partnerhsip behind the revolt)

  5. Week 6* (rescheduled?) - Militancy 2 items
    1. The origins of Israel, 1882-1948: a documentary history / edited by Eran Kaplan and Derek J. Penslar - Eran Kaplan, Derek Jonathan Penslar, David Jan Sorkin c2011 (electronic resource)

      Book  (three students) 203-215, 264-268, 289-292, 293-303, 331-336

    2. Page I will post excerpts on BBL from archival documents on Palestinian militant youth movements
  6. Week 8 - The White Paper, the Shoah, and the Palestine Question 5 items
    1. From haven to conquest: readings in Zionism and the Palestine problem until 1948 - Walid Khalidi c1987

      Book  Jabotinsky testimony p321

    2. The origins of Israel, 1882-1948: a documentary history / edited by Eran Kaplan and Derek J. Penslar - Eran Kaplan, Derek Jonathan Penslar, David Jan Sorkin c2011 (electronic resource)

      Book  304-317

    3. The Arab-Israeli conflict: an introduction and documentary reader - Gregory S. Mahler, Alden R. W. Mahler 2009

      Book  ch 14 biltmore programme

    4. BBL documents on Saudi influence over White Paper

  7. Week 9 - Israeli struggle for independence 3 items
    1.  

      BBL - Ben Gurion-Sneh Communications, 1946 White Paper

      BBL- assessments on capabiltiies, cooperation, war on terror

      BBL- intelligence records

    2. The Zionist idea - Arthur Hertzberg 1997

      Book  DBG the Jewish Revolution p604-619

  8. Week 10 - Nakba - Military aspects 5 items
    1. The commander: Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab independence, 1914-1948 - Laila Parsons 2017

      Book  Battle of Safa pp211-17

  9. Week 11 - Nakba p2 - the refugees 11 items
    1. The origins of Israel, 1882-1948: a documentary history / edited by Eran Kaplan and Derek J. Penslar - Eran Kaplan, Derek Jonathan Penslar, David Jan Sorkin c2011 (electronic resource)

      Book  366-7

    2. From haven to conquest: readings in Zionism and the Palestine problem until 1948 - Walid Khalidi c1987

      Book  on Deir Yassin - p761-70, 775-8

    3. on return 3 items
    4. Katz/Tantura controversy 3 items
      1. Out of the frame: the struggle for academic freedom in Israel - Ilan Pappâe 2010

        Book  intro, ch3 compare this with Katz materials and Gelber version

  10. Week 12 Nasserism & Ba‘athism 7 items
    1. Ben Gurion letter to Walter Bedell Smith (ex head of CIA) on America's potential as peace-maker

    2. set of UK FCO documents about the suez crisis

      - JIC report

  11. Week 17 - Documents and Testimony from the Revolution 7 items
    1. The Arab-Israeli conflict: an introduction and documentary reader - Gregory S. Mahler, Alden R. W. Mahler 2009

      Book  Draft PLO Constitution ch23 Seven points of Fatah CH29

  12. Week 18 - Operation Alpha and early peace feelers 2 items
    1. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 4: Operation Alpha and the Failure of Anglo-American Coercive Diplomacy in the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1954-1956 - Neil Caplan 10 Nov. 2016

      Book  panel will examine all records in appendix of this book (290-318)

    2. There should also be further FCO records available on blackboard

       

  13. Week 19 - 1967 war 4 items
    1. See BBL for other documents

       

  14. Week 20 - Hubris 2 items
  15. Week 21 - October war 4 items
    1. see BBL for other US documents

       

  16. Week 22 - diplomacy 2 items
    1. DNSA documents on Geneva

       

  17. Week 23 - Occupation 2 items
    1. Documents on Palestinian rights ignored by Egyptian-Israeli process

       

  18. Week 24 - from "break their bones" to negotiations 2 items
  19. Week 25 - peace process 2 items
    1. The Arab-Israeli conflict: an introduction and documentary reader - Gregory S. Mahler, Alden R. W. Mahler 2009

      Book  chs 46-52, 56-57, 60

  20. Week 26 - peace stalled 3 items
    1. The Arab-Israeli conflict: an introduction and documentary reader - Gregory S. Mahler, Alden R. W. Mahler 2009

      Book  ch 67-68, 70-71

    2. Geneva Initiative - Yes to an agreement - Home Page

      Website  cover the original geneva document and a sample of other materials on this site

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