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The End of the Games: Germany, the Middle East, and the Terrorist Attack

Kay Schiller and Christopher Young

in The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262133
eISBN:
9780520947580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262133.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the relationship regarding sports between Germany and Israel and how it affected the Munich Games. It notes that in the mid-1960s, Germany's delicate balance between its moral ... More


A Different Road to Modernity: Jewish Identity in the Arab World

Daniel J. Schroeter

in Diasporas and Exiles: Varieties of Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228641
eISBN:
9780520926899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228641.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents a study of a non-Western diaspora. It argues that there is no single story even for the Arab world, though the multiple Asian/North African Jewish identities are unified by ... More


The UN, the Economic and Social Commission for West Asia, and Development in the Arab World

Omar Dahi

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0019
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the development of the United Nations in three different time periods in the postwar era in the Arab world. The first was from the 1950s to the 1970s, which witnessed the rise ... More


Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Karim Makdisi and Vijay Prashad (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Born in 1945, the United Nations (UN) came to life in the Arab world. It was there that the UN dealt with early diplomatic challenges that helped shape its institutions such as peacekeeping and ... More


Civil Society in Theory and Practice

Nathan J. Brown

in Palestinian Politics after the Oslo Accords: Resuming Arab Palestine

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237629
eISBN:
9780520937789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237629.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Associational life presented the best possibilities for a new kind of politics in the Arab world for many Palestinians and non-Palestinians. Most proficient associations had yet to consolidate into ... More


Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Martin Thomas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251175
eISBN:
9780520933743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251175.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

How did Great Britain and France, the largest imperial powers of the early twentieth century, cope with mounting anti-colonial nationalism in the Arab world? What linked domestic opponents and ... More


Introduction

Karim Makdisi and Vijay Prashad (eds)

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the role of the United Nations in the confounding geopolitical tensions arising from key international conflicts in the Cold War and post-Cold War periods, including the ... More


Peacekeeping and the Arab World: India’s Rise and its Impact on UN Missions in Sudan

Zachariah Mampilly

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the impact of India's rise on United Nations peacekeeping missions in Sudan. Participation in peacekeeping has always been shaped by broader geopolitical trends. South Asian ... More


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