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Jun 13, 2000
| ISBN 9780679776130
Mar 24, 2010
| ISBN 9780307486431
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Jun 13, 2000 | ISBN 9780679776130
Mar 24, 2010 | ISBN 9780307486431
"A remarkable feat–clear, compelling and accessible–. Critical background for any appreciation of the Jewish state."–The New York Times Book ReviewWith his characteristic grace and lucidity, Howard M. Sachar, renowned author of thirteen earlier books on Middle Eastern and Jewish history, brings to life the complex and dramatic story of the friendships and fallings-out between Israel and the various European powers over the last half-century.Dr. Sachar chronicles the always uneasy relationship between Israel and Great Britain; its early love-affair and nasty break-up with France; the shifting Soviet policies toward Israel; and the unlikely emergence of Germany as the new nation’s chief European benefactor. A master of historical narrative, Sachar once again enlightens us with fine scholarship, insightful analysis, and an unerring knowledge of human–and national–motivations.
Howard M. Sachar is the author of numerous books, including A History of Israel, A History of the Jews in America, Farewell España, and Israel and Europe. He is also the editor of the 39-volume The Rise of Israel: A Documentary History. He… More about Howard M. Sachar
"The factual richness of [Sachar’s] account demands attention." -Foreign Affairs"Mr Sachar recounts the history with academic thoroughness and narrative skill." The Washington Times
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