Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin by Heather Lehr Wagner
  

Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin

Written by Heather Lehr Wagner
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Part of the Modern Peacemakers Series

RRP £31.95

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Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin by Heather Lehr Wagner

The 1978 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Anwar Sadat, president of Egypt, and Menachem Begin, prime minister of Israel, for their contributions to the Camp David Accords. These accords comprised two frame agreements on peace in the Middle East, and on peace between Egypt and Israel. The choice of these laureates, according to the Nobel Committee, was notable because never before had they considered it fitting to award the Peace Prize to statesmen from the troubled and sadly devastated Middle East. A hotbed of conflict throughout history, the Middle East saw a significant increase in strife after the establishment of Israel as an independent state in 1948. As leaders of their respective countries, Sadat and Begin were both hated and revered for their efforts to create a lasting peace in the region. Sadly, the consequence of such efforts led to Sadat's assassination by Muslim fundamentalists three years after becoming a Nobel laureate. Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin describes each laureate's rise to power and the challenges they faced on the road to becoming modern peacemakers.

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Format

Hardback
122 pages

Author

Heather Lehr Wagner
More books by Heather Lehr Wagner

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

1st February 2007

ISBN

9780791090008


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