Books by Rashid Khalidi

Rashid Khalidi's research and teaching encompassthe history of the modern Middle East, and in particular the countries of the southern and eastern Mediterranean, with an emphasis on the emergenceof national identity, and the involvement of external powers

BROKERS OF DECEIT by Rashid Khalidi
Released: March 12, 2013

"A stinging indictment of one-sided policymaking destined, if undisturbed, to result in even greater violence."
Extracting three episodes from a complex 35-year history, a distinguished Middle East scholar exposes America's unfitness to mediate between Israel and Palestine. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2009

"Concise look at a crucial period in one of the world's most explosive regions."
How 50 years of destructive Cold War policies helped create the Middle East of today. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2004

"Useful if discomfiting reading for State Department types—and, perhaps, us all."
The "current course of the Bush administration in the Middle East is a doomed one," writes Khalidi (Arab Studies/Columbia Univ.; Palestinian Identity, 1997). Read full book review >
Released: May 2, 1997

"Israel and the Palestinians appears on the horizon, this illuminating study will help readers gain a sophisticated understanding of how the Palestinians came to be who they are."
An impressively thoughtful, layered, and well documented study of key aspects of the evolution of modern Palestinian nationalism. Read full book review >