Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2093: Understanding Israel and Palestine: Seeking Peace

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Adwan, S. et.al (ed.) (2001) Side by Side. Parallel Histories of Israel-Palestine. Peace Research Institute in the Middle East


Gelvin, J. L. (2007) The Israel-Palestine conflict: one hundred years of war. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Kamrava, M. (2013) The Modern Middle East. A Political History since the First World War. Berkley: University of California Press. Chapter 9

Milton-Edwards, B. (2009) The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A People’s War London: Routledge.

Salinas, M. et.al (ed) (2009) Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Perspectives on the Peace Process. Amherst and New York: Cambria Press

Shlaim, A. (2009) ‘The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process’ in Fawcett, Louise (ed) International Relations of the Middle East, Oxford: Oxford University Press (Chapter 12)

Smith, C. (2001) Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Basingstoke: Macmillan Press (Chapter 10: From Pariah to Partner)

Peters, J., and Newman, D. (2013)Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. London and New York:Routledge