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Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon free pdf A commander in the Israeli Army from its inception in 1948, and a politician whose tenure bridged numerous governments, as both a general and a politician Ariel Sharon championed the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. But in his later years, as prime minister, he took a dramatic turn, and became the driving force behind Israel s unilateral disengagement. In this first truly comprehensive biography, David Landau, the former editor-in-chief of"Haaretz, "paints a vivid picture of the most dramatic and imposing Israeli political and military leader of the last forty years and takes a penetrating look at how Sharon transformed his country like no one else."

About David Landau

David Landau, OBE, immigrated to Israel from the United Kingdom as a young man. His career in journalism began in 1970 at "The Jerusalem Post, "and he joined "Haaretz "in 1993 as news editor. He founded "Haaretz" s English edition and was its editor from 1997 to 2004, and was editor in chief of "Haaretz" s Hebrew edition until 2008. He is the longtime Israel correspondent for "The Economist. "Landau collaborated with Israel s president Shimon Peres on Peres s memoir, "Battling for Peace, "and he published, with President Peres, "Ben-Gurion: A Political Life. "He is also the author of "Piety and Power, "an account of the increasingly significant role the ultra-orthodox "(haredi) "play in Israel, the United States, and Europe. Landau graduated with a degree in law from University College London and studied in leading yeshivas in Israel. He is married with children and grandchildren and lives in Jerusalem."

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Author : David Landau
Publisher : Vintage Books
Data Published : 11 December 2014
ISBN : 1400076986
EAN : 9781400076987
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 688 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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