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Title:
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict : crisis in the Middle East.
Author:
Reuters Limited.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
vii, 232 pages : portraits, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
In History's grip -- The second Intifada : from the brink of peace to the depth of hatred -- Living under fire -- Leaders in war and peace -- Why diplomacy failed -- Jerusalem, cauldron of conflict.
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ISBN:
9780131001503
Format :
Book

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After more than half a century of warfare and human suffering, a peace settlement in the Middle East appears to be as elusive as ever. Using pictures, text and graphics, Reuters journalists report from the front line of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis and offer an insight into one of the world's most intractable conflicts. The book examines the failures of diplomacy and the dashed hopes that have scarred generations of Israelis and Palestinians. Award-winning Reuters photographers illustrate the turmoil from both sides, capturing dignity and hope as well as rage and revenge. One chapter carries vivid images of those caught in the crossfire of today's violence; another looks at key leaders through the eyes of those correspondents who witnessed defining moments of the past decades. The book examines the roots of the current Palestinian uprising, or Intifada, illustrates the dedication of those who are working for peace and paints a portrait of the beautiful and tormented city of Jerusalem.


Author Notes

Reuters operates the largest news agency network in the world and is recognized as one of the leading providers of text, video, graphics and news pictures. With some 2,500 journalists, photographers and TV professionals in 230 bureaus around the globe, Reuters covers the news as it breaks. Relying on a 150-year-old reputation for accuracy, speed and freedom from bias, Reuters transmits more than eight million words daily in 26 languages.

This book is a collection of some of the best Reuters images and graphics from the Middle East conflict, alongside vivid writing from a team of seasoned foreign correspondents.