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Aruri, Naseer Hasan, ed. Palestinian Refugees: The Right of Return. London: Pluto, 2001.

Ashrawi, Hanan. This Side of Peace. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995.

Ateek, Naim. Justice and Only Justice: A Palestinian Theology of Liberation. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1989.

Benvenisti, Meron. Sacred Landscape: The Buried History of the Holy Land Since 1948. Berkeley: University of California, 2000.

Ben-Yehuda, Nachman. The Masada Myth: Collective Memory and Mythmaking in Israel. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995.

Bernards, Neal. The Palestinian Conflict. From the Opposing Viewpoints Juniors Series. San Diego: Greenhaven, Press, 1990.

Bickerton, Ian J. and Carla L. Klausner. A Concise History of the ArabIsraeli Conflict. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1997.

Bishara, Marwan. Palestine/Israel: Peace or Apartheid: Prospects for Resolving the Conflict. London: Zed Books, 2001.

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Carey, Roane, ed. The New Intifada: Resisting Israel's Apartheid. London: Verso Books, 2001.

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Cheshin, Amir S. and Bill Hutman. Separate and Unequal: The Inside Story of Israeli Rule in East Jerusalem. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

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Cohen, Avner. Israel and the Bomb. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998.

Cohen, Michael J. and Martin Kolinsky, eds. Demise of the British Empire in the Middle East: Britain's Responses to Nationalist Movements 194355. London: Frank Cass, 1998.

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Dumper, Michael. The Politics of Sacred Space: The Old City of Jerusalem in the Middle East Conflict. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2002.

Edelheit, Abraham and Hershel Edelheit. History of Zionism: A Handbook and Dictionary. Denver: Westview Press, 1999.

Elon, Amos. BloodDimmed Tide: Dispatches from the Middle East. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998.

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Guyatt, Nicholas. The Absence of Peace: Understanding the IsraeliPalestinian Conflict. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.

Halamish, Aviva and Ora Cummings, trans. The Exodus Affair: Holocaust Survivors and the Struggle for Palestine (Religion, Theology and the Holocaust). Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1998.

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Kedar, Benjamin. The Changing Land Between the Jordan and the Sea. Israel. Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi Press, 1999.

Khalidi, Rashid. Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Khalidi, Walid. All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948. Washington: The Institute for Palestine Studies, 1992.

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Kimmerling, Baruch. The Invention and Decline of Israeliness: Society, Culture and Military. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.

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Kurzman, Dan. Soldier of Peace: The Life of Yitzhak Rabin: 19221995. New York: Harper Collins, 1998.

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LaGuardia, Anton. War Without End: Israelis, Palestinians, and the Struggle for a Promised Land. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2003.

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