Lords of the Land: The War Over Israel's Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007 by Idith Zertal and Akiva Eldar
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
"Powerfully underscores the problems with the West Bank occupation.. The book argues that the occupation has been a catastrophe for both Israelis and Palestinians" - Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times Columnist
"A strong and important book" - Noam Chomsky
"Hard-hitting... Lords of the Land provides a passionate and informed history.." - Foriegn Affairs
A rich and hard-hitting history outlining the tragic history of Palestinian occupation and the detrimental effects to both the Palestinian independence movement and the possibilities of a viable democratic Israeli state, Lords of the Land is one of the most comprehensive guides to the history of the settlements from their inception to the present day and their impact on the Israeli psyche and politics.