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Author Blumenthal, Max, 1977- author.

Title Goliath : life and loathing in greater Israel / Max Blumenthal.

Publication Info. New York : Nation Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013]
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  956.94054 BLU    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 496 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society under the siege of increasingly authoritarian politics as the occupation of the Palestinians deepens. Beginning with the national elections carried out during Israel's war on Gaza in 2008-09, which brought into power the country's most right-wing government to date, Blumenthal tells the story of Israel in the wake of the collapse of the Oslo peace process. Blumenthal interviews the demagogues and divas in their homes, in the Knesset, and in the watering holes where their young acolytes hang out, and speaks with those political leaders behind the organized assault on civil liberties. As his journey deepens, he painstakingly reports on the occupied Palestinians challenging schemes of demographic separation through unarmed protest. He talks at length to the leaders and youth of Palestinian society inside Israel now targeted by security service dragnets and legislation suppressing their speech, and provides in-depth reporting on the small band of Jewish Israeli dissidents who have shaken off a conformist mindset that permeates the media, schools, and the military"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The campaigns -- Laws of the land -- Pirates of the Mediterranean --Outcasts -- What lies beneath the forest -- The year of democracy -- Feeling the hate -- Indoctrination mills -- This belongs to the white man -- The big quiet.
Subject Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993-
Israel -- Politics and government -- 1993-
Palestinian Arabs -- Government policy -- Israel.
Blumenthal, Max, 1977- -- Travel -- Israel.
ISBN 9781568586342 (hardback)
1568586345 (hardback)
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