Reviews

Author: 
Ahron Bregman
Reviewer: 
Thomas Scheben

Scheben on Bregman, 'Israel's Wars: A History since 1947'

Ahron Bregman. Israel's Wars: A History since 1947. Second edition. London and New York: Routledge, 2002. 272 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-28716-6; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-28715-9.

Reviewed by Thomas Scheben (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) Published on H-Levant (March, 2003)

Israel At War

Israel At War

Author: 
Michael E. Meeker
Reviewer: 
Wayne Bowen

Bowen on Meeker, 'A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity'

Michael E. Meeker. A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity. Berkeley and London: University of California Press, 2002. xxviii + 420 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-23482-6; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22526-8.

Reviewed by Wayne Bowen (Department of History, Ouachita Baptist University) Published on H-Levant (March, 2003)

Author: 
Donald Quataert
Reviewer: 
Viorel Panaite

Panaite on Quataert, 'The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922'

Donald Quataert. The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xxii + 205 pp. $22.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-63360-4; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-63328-4.

Reviewed by Viorel Panaite (University of Bucharest, Department of World History, and Institute of South-East European Studies of the Romanian Academy) Published on H-Levant (March, 2003)

Author: 
Alon Tal
Reviewer: 
Anthony B. Toth

Toth on Tal, 'Pollution in a Promised Land: An Environmental History of Israel'

Alon Tal. Pollution in a Promised Land: An Environmental History of Israel. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xviii + 433 pp. $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-23428-4; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22442-1.

Reviewed by Anthony B. Toth (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Levant (March, 2003)

A Personal View of Zionism and the Environment

Author: 
Bernard Wasserstein
Reviewer: 
Lorenzo Medici

Medici on Wasserstein, 'Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City'

Bernard Wasserstein. Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001. xix + 440 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-09164-9; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-09730-6.

Reviewed by Lorenzo Medici (Departement of Historical Sciences, University of Perugia) Published on H-Levant (February, 2003)

The Walls of Jerusalem

Author: 
John Bierman, Colin Smith
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Mayock

Mayock on Bierman and Smith, 'The Battle of Alamein: Turning Point, World War II'

John Bierman, Colin Smith. The Battle of Alamein: Turning Point, World War II. New York: Viking, 2002. xvii + 478 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-03040-8.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Mayock (Retired Military Historian) Published on H-Levant (January, 2003)

A Last Hurrah

A Last Hurrah

Author: 
Saki Dockrill
Reviewer: 
James Gump

Gump on Dockrill, 'Britain's Retreat from East of Suez: The Choice Between Europe and the World?'

Saki Dockrill. Britain's Retreat from East of Suez: The Choice Between Europe and the World? Houndmills and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xv + 293 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-73236-6.

Reviewed by James Gump (Department of History, University of San Diego) Published on H-Levant (December, 2002)

Retreat to a Lesser Britain

Retreat to a Lesser Britain

Author: 
Eugene L. Rogan, Avi Shlaim, eds.
Reviewer: 
J. Ross-Nazzal

Ross-Nazzal on Rogan and Shlaim, 'The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948'

Eugene L. Rogan, Avi Shlaim, eds. The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948. New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xv + 234 pp. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-79476-3; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-79139-7.

Reviewed by J. Ross-Nazzal (Department of Business and Social Sciences, Montgomery College, Conroe, Texas) Published on H-Levant (December, 2002)

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