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Written by Chaim HerzogAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Chaim Herzog and Shlomo GazitAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Shlomo Gazit

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: July 12, 2005
  • Price: $18.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-4000-7963-6 (1-4000-7963-2)
about this book

Now in its third edition, this classic study has been updated for the first time in more than twenty years.

Chaim Herzog, former President of Israel, was involved in every conflict involving Israel and its Arab neighbors from before the 1948 War of Independence. The Arab-Israeli Wars is Herzog’s acclaimed history of Israel’s fight since 1947 to preserve her existence against repeated attacks. Revised after his death by friend and colleague General Shomo Gazit, this new edition also covers the events of the past twenty years, including the pullout from Lebanon, both intifadas, the first Gulf War, the Oslo Process, and beyond. Riveting, informative, and comprehensive, this authoritative account tells the story of Israel’s struggle to survive but gives a clear picture of the people and politics that continue to shape the destiny of this crucial region.


“The best single-volume history of the Arab-Israeli wars.” —The New York Times

“A volume that anyone who wants to understand what Israel has endured will have to read.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Masterly and all-embracing.” —John Keegan, Sunday Times

“Lucid, remarkably fair minded.” –Business Week

“Masterly.” –Los Angeles Times Book Review