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H
am m e l
, E
r i c
.
Six days in June: how Israel won the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
New York: Scribner’s, 1992. 452 p. Bibl., ix.
K
a t z
, S
am u e l
M.
Soldier spies: Israeli military intelligence.
Novato, Ca.:
Presidio Pr., 1992. 452 p. Bibl., ix.
A recommended history o f Aman, the military intelligence
branch o f the Israeli Defense Forces.
K
im m e r l in g
, B
a r u c h
a n d
J
o el
S.
M
ig d a l
.
Palestinians: the making of
a people.
New York: Free Pr., 1993. 396
p . B ib l . , ix .
A social history spanning 1834 through 1987 which provides
the best descriptive treatment o f Palestinians in a decade.
L
a n g f u r
, S
t e p h e n
.
Confession from a Jericho jail.
New York: Grove
Weidenfeld, 1992. 259 p.
The prison diary o f an American trained as a philosopher who,
ten years after emigrating to Israel, was sent to prison for 21 days
for refusing to serve in the occupied territories.
L a n k i n , E l i a h u .
T
o
win the Promised Land: story of a freedom fighter.
Wal­
nut Creek, Ca.: Benmir Bks., 1992. 380 p. Bibl., ix.
The autobiography o f a former Irgun member.
L
a q u e u r
, W
a l t e r
.
Thursday’s child hasfa r to go: a memoir of thejourneying
years.
New York: Scribner’s, 1993. 418 p. Ix.
L
e e
, E
r i c
.
Saigon to Jerusalem: conversations with U.S. veterans of the Viet­
nam war who emigrated to Israel.
Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1992.
200 p. Ix.
Although these stories o f 18 American Jews are written for an
Israeli audience, they still impact on American readers.
L
e h m a n
-W
il z ig
, S
am
N.
Wildfire: grassroots revolts in Israel in the post-
Socialist era.
Albany: State Univ. o f New York Pr., 1992. 198 p.
Bibl., ix. (SUNY series in Israeli studies)
Explores the ways in which the Israeli public has created alter­
native service systems (e.g., illegal settlement, an underground
economy, pirate cable TV) in order to cope with the ineffective
governmental systems.
L
ie b e r
, S
h e r m a n
.
Mystics and missionaries: theJews in Palestine.
S a l t L a k e
C ity : U n i v . o f U t a h P r . ,
1992. 489
p . B ib l . , ix .
First English-language survey o f the history o f Jewish settlement
in Palestine from 1799-1840.
M
e l m a n
, Y
o s s i
.
The new Israelis: an intimate view of a changing people.
New York: Carol Pub. Grp., 1992. 246 p. Bibl., ix.
A collection o f first-person anecdotes.
R
o s e n w a s s e r
, P
e n n y
.
Voices from a
“Promised Land”: Palestinian and Is­
raeli peace activists speak their hearts: conversations with Penny Rosen­
wasser.
1st ed. Willimantic, Ct: Curbstone
P r . ,
1992. 270
p .
Bibl.
The Struggle for peace: Israelis and Palestinians.
1st ed. Ed. by Elizabeth