The Encyclopedia of the Palestinians (Facts on File Library of World History) (Revised Edition)

October 30, 2020
The Encyclopedia of the Palestinians (Facts on File Library of World History) (Revised Edition)

By mid-2004, Palestinian attacks, including suicide bombings,directed at Israelis in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and insideIsrael, resulted in approximately 1,000 deaths. Israel responded byreoccupying parts of the West Bank and Gaza, killing about 3,000Palestinians, the majority of whom were civilians.Encyclopedia of the Palestinians, Revised Edition isthe definitive source for high school students, undergraduates, andgeneral readers who want an account of these people and their longhistory. Much has happened since the first edition was published,including the breakdown of negotiations at Camp David, thesubsequent outbreak of the Al-Aqsa Intifada, the death of YasirArafat, and the election of Mahmud Abbas, commonly known as AbuMazen, as president of the Palestinian Authority. Thiscomprehensive resource includes entries on recent developments andpersonalities, updates of many of the existing entries, andapproximately 50 black-and-white photographs and additional maps. Adocument section has been added to the end of the book, includingentire texts or excerpts of key documents on Palestinianhistory.https://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-Palestinians-Facts-Library-History/dp/0816057648