Hamas: a beginner's guide

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Pluto Press, Oct 1, 2009 - History - 196 pages
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This beginner's guide to Hamas has been fully revised and updated. It now covers all the major events since the January 2006 elections, including the conflict with Fatah and Israel's brutal offensive in Gaza at the end of 2008. Explaining the reasons for Hamas's popularity, leading Al-Jazeera journalist and Cambridge academic Khaled Hroub provides the key facts that are so often missing from conventional news reports. It's a one-stop guide that gives a clear overview of Hamas's history, key beliefs, and its political agenda. This unique book provides a refreshing perspective that gets to the heart of Hamas.

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Contents

Hamass history
1
Hamass ideology strategy and objectives
15
Hamas Israel and Judaism
34
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Khaled Hroub is a Palestinian, born into a refugee camp in Bethlehem, and now part of the diaspora of educated  intellectuals. He is currently director of the Arab Media Project at Cambridge University and is the author of three previous books on Hamas.