Although this book traces the tangled and bitter history of the Arab-Jewish struggle from the early twentieth century to the present day.
This atlas is not only a document of war and conflict but shows also the moves toward peace and the efforts to bring fightings to an end through negotiation.
In over 147 maps the history of the conflict is revealed compelling quotations from those involved on both sides.
Themes covered includes, The prelude and background of the conflict, The Jewish and National home, The intensification of the conflict, The state of Israel,
The moves to peace .
About the Author: Born in London in 1936 and now resident in north London,
Sir Martin Gilbert was educated at Highgate School and Magdalene College, Oxford.
An outstanding historian of the 20th century, he became the official biographer of Sir Winston Churchill in 1968
and has written to great acclaim on the Holocaust and the events of the Second World War.