Israeli Independence Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Israeli Independence
This paper discusses a balanced view of the quest for Israeli independence concentrating on views of Benny Morris and Avi Shlaim.
# 123976 | 1,500 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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This paper addresses a new generation of Zionist historians who are providing a much more balanced perspective of Israel's quest for independence since Zionism than conventional accounts of the founding of the State of Israel and Arab-Israeli relations since. Benny Morris and Avi Shlaim's revisionist histories are used as support that such accounts are more balanced and more moral as a result.

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"A new generation of Jewish historians is revising the conventional Zionist history of Israeli independence the State of Israel and Arab-Israeli relations since Zionism. Benny Morris provides a balanced view of the quest for independence that criticizes Zionist and Israeli leaders for their role in exacerbating at times and failing to resolve at others the Arab-Israeli conflict. In 'Righteous Victims' Morris presents a realistic look at the politics of both sides involved in Israeli independence including admission that the creation of the State of Israel ..."

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