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Rubber bullets power and conscience in modern Israel by Yaron Ezrahi

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • Israel,
  • Israel.


  • National characteristics, Israeli,
  • Political culture -- Israel,
  • Political ethics -- Israel,
  • Political violence -- Israel,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993- -- Public opinion,
  • Public opinion -- Israel,
  • Israel -- Politics and government -- 1993-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Yaron Ezrahi.
LC ClassificationsDS113.3 .E98 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL690434M
ISBN 100520214161
LC Control Number97037529

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