Harvard University,  FAS
Fall 1998

History 1810

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: History and Historiography

Laila Parsons

Catalog Number: 1847
Half course (fall term).
M., W., (F.), at 11.

An overview of the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, and an examination of primary sources to analyze how those sources are used in secondary texts. Will proceed chronologically to relate a variety of narrative histories to primary sources taken from collections of documents, memoirs, published diaries and autobiographies. Attention will be paid to the historiographical debates surrounding key issues such as the 1948 refugee question, and the various peace initiatives.

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