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Army of Shadows – Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948 - California Scholarship Online
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Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Hillel Cohen


Inspired by stories he heard in the West Bank as a child, the author of this biook uncovers here a hidden history central to the narrative of the Israel-Palestine conflict but for the most part willfully ignored until now. This book was initially published in Israel to high acclaim and intense controversy and tells the story of Arabs who, from the very beginning of the Arab-Israeli encounter, sided with the Zionists and aided them politically, economically, and in security matters. Based on newly declassified documents and research in Zionist, Arab, and British sources, the book follows Bedoui ... More

Keywords: West Bank, Israel-Palestine conflict, Bedouins, weapons dealers, pro-Zionist propagandists, pro-Zionist Arabs, mandate period, collaborators, Zionist movement, Palestinian nationalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780520252219
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520252219.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hillel Cohen, author

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