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Michael B. Oren

Autor/a de Six Days of War

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Michael B. Oren is an Israeli historian born on May 20, 1955. He is also an author, politician and former ambassador to the U.S. He has written books, articles, and essays on Middle Eastern history. His titles include the best-selling Power, Faith and Fantasy and Six Days of War: June 1967 and the mostra'n més Making of the Modern Middle East, which won the Los Angeles Times History Book of the Year Award and the National Jewish Book Award. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, Yale, and Georgetown universities. In 2015 his title Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide, made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Library of Congress

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While the Six Day War was forty-five years ago, I think an understanding of the events which led up to the hostilities, and its aftermath, is an essential element for understanding the current state of affairs in Israel and the Middle East.

And Michael Oren's book, "Six Days of War", appears to be an excellent source of information. Some books about military campaigns get bogged down in describing every platoon number, every company number, every battalion and regimental commander, adjutant, and every piece of ordinance and piece of equipment they used or had available. Oren's book seemed to contain the right mix of information on personnel, military, and political perspectives from the Countries involved, as well as for the regional major powers, i.e., the U.S. and Soviet Union.

While Oren is the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, and would naturally have a pro-Israeli perspective, I think he met his stated objective of trying to present a fair and even-handed perspective of this important part of MidEast history.
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rsutto22 | Hi ha 22 ressenyes més | Jul 15, 2021 |
This history of the Six Day War is extremely well written. Based on extensive research, this tale of the war reads better than most thriller/suspense novels I've read. It also presents data from both sides of the equation, though it obviously has a more pro-American / pro-Israeli stance when opinion is interjected into the retelling of events. If you want to know about the Six Day War, though, this is the book to use to acquaint yourself with it.
SGTCat | Hi ha 22 ressenyes més | Feb 25, 2021 |
> Babelio :

> Témoignages rares qui nous plongent au plus près de la vie de ces femmes et leurs peuples! Magnifiques et émouvants portraits de femmes ( autres que les documents de Curtis). Petit format mais très agréable. Certainement à avoir si on s'intéresse au sujet
Danieljean (Babelio)
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Joop-le-philosophe | Feb 13, 2021 |
Una buena historia de la guerra de los seis días y los problemas que la crearon y los que dejó
gneoflavio | Hi ha 22 ressenyes més | May 10, 2020 |



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