Palestine and the law guidelines for the resolution of the Arab-Israel conflict by Musa E. Mazzawi

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Published by Ithaca Press in Reading, UK .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Palestine,
  • West Bank,
  • Gaza Strip,
  • Palestinian National Authority.

Subjects:

  • Israel.,
  • Palestinian Arabs -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict.,
  • Palestine -- International status.,
  • West Bank -- International status.,
  • Gaza Strip -- International status.,
  • Palestinian National Authority.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-424) and index.

Book details

StatementMusa E. Mazzawi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKZ4282 .M39 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 433 p. :
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL410340M
ISBN 100863722229
LC Control Number98111964
OCLC/WorldCa37978300

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