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A Blood-dimmed Tide By Amos Elon

A Blood-dimmed Tide
by Amos Elon

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Amos Eon has been reflecting and reporting on the state of Israel since 1967. His essays in this collection reflect his determination to place events in that country in the wider context of centuries of co-existence and struggle.
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A Blood-dimmed Tide: Dispatches from the Middle East by Amos Elon

Amos Elon has been reflecting and reporting on the state of Israel since 1967. His essays and reportage collected in this volume provide insights into Israeli paradoxes, passions and predicaments in recent times. The volume includes essays on Moshe Dayan's romantic and unsettling influence on the national imagination, the moves towards peace with the Palestinians, and Israel's precarious neutrality in the Gulf war.

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About Amos Elon


Amos Elon is the author of ISRAELIS: FOUNDERS AND SONS and HERZL. He is now writing A SLOW FIRE: THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN GERMANY for Penguin.

Table of Contents


August 1967 - war; December 1967 - conquerors; 1979 - Dayan I; 1981 - Dayan II - end of an affair; 1979 - far city in the fog; March 1978 - flight into Egypt; 1985 - a blood-dimmed tide; 1987 -Jerusalem blues; April 1988 - Intifada - the Palestinian uprising, I; February 1989 - Intifada - the Palestinian uprising, II; April 1990 - peace now; July 1988 - letter from Alexandria; December 1990 - crisis in the Gulf; 1991 - another war II; May 1993 - a visit to Arafat; December 1993 - peacemakers; April 1994 - look over Jordan; the politics of memory; January 1995 - Egypt's iceberg; politics and archaeology; December 1995 - the demons of the Jews; May 1997 - the thinking men's war.

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GOR001409523
A Blood-dimmed Tide: Dispatches from the Middle East by Amos Elon
Amos Elon
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2001-06-07
400
0140285350
9780140285352
N/A
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