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Arab and Jew
Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land

Shipler, David K.
Publisher:  Penguin
Year Published:  1986  
Pages:  597pp   ISBN:  0-14-01-03767
Library of Congress Number:  DS119.7.S476   Dewey:  956.94'05
Resource Type:  Book

Focusing on the diverse cultures that exist side by side in Israel and Israeli-controlled territories, Shipler examines the process of indocrination that begins in schools; he discusses the far-ranging effects of socioeconomic differences, historial conflicts between Islam and Judaism, attitudes about the Holocaust, and much more.


Table of Contents


Part I: Aversion
1. War: Earth of Brass
2. Nationalisms: Paradise Lost
3. Terrorism: The Banality of Evil
4. Religious Absolution: Isaac and Ishmael

Part II: Images
5. The Violent, Craven Arab
6. The Violent, Craven Jew
7. The Primitive, Exotic Arab
8. The Alien, Superior Jew
9. Segregation and Class
10. Sexual Fears and Fantasies
11. Mirrors of Semitism
12. The Holocaust

Part III: Interaction
13. A Mingling of Cultures
14. Fire in the Desert
15. Secret Police in an Open Society
16. Arab Citizens of the Jewish State
17. The Sin of Love
18. The Dream



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