skip to main content
Browse Subjects

Hodder Twentieth Century History: Conflict in the Middle East: Israel and the Arabs

By | Copyright Year:2007 | ISBN-13: 9780340929346

This new edition has been revised to reflect the demands of the Modern World History GCSE specifications and to be brought up-to-date with current developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Combining lively narrative with an excellent range of written and visual sources, the book also contains features that aid students in their understanding of the topic and development of study skills.


1 The Jewish Claim to Palestine
2 The Arab Claim to Palestine
3 British Rule in Palestine, 1919–39
4 Terrorism and the End of British Rule
5 Partition and the Birth of Israel
6 The War of 1948–9
7 The Origins of the Suez War of 1956
8 The Events of the Suez War, 1956
9 The Causes of the Six-Day War of 1967
10 The Results of the Six-Day War, 1967
11 The Yom Kippur War of 1973
12 A People Without a Home – the Palestinian Refugees
13 The Palestine Liberation Organisation
14 War in Lebanon
15 Peacemaking at the UN and Camp David
16 The Role of the Superpowers (the USA and the USSR)
17 The Palestinian Intifada, 1987–93
18 Israeli–Palestinian Peacemaking in the 1990s
19 The Problems of Peacemaking
20 Suicide Bombing and Assassination, 1995–9
21 The Second Intifada, 2000–05
22 Prospects for Peace


Mike Scott-Baumann is an experienced history author and teacher.


Provides complete coverage of the content of this period required by the GCSE specifications.

Questions are completely revised to reflect current assessment practices.

Has established a good track record in the market that can be built upon.