• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Extracts from this document...


Modern World Assignment: The Arab-Israeli Conflict Part 2 Sources A-E differ in their assessment of the Oslo Accords. Does this mean they are of no use to an historian studying the peace agreement? The five sources that I have been provided with are presented in different forms; some are presented as direct statements or speeches whilst others are extracts from newspapers or photographs. Each source provides contradictory opinions. It is clear from the sources that Oslo had created hostility on both sides. The five sources contain some useful information. Firstly, all are primary sources as they are a photograph and accounts of people from the time of the Oslo Accord of 1993. ...read more.


This is revealed in source C, which is a biased view of a Hamas member who are involved in an armed struggle against Israel. Source D is a biased view of a PLO member describing the agreement as a 'Palestinian surrender.' The terms of the agreement are briefly given in Source E, which is a biased opinion of a Likud politician who are the right wing opposition political party in Israel; he describes it as a 'disaster'. A number of questions arise from these sources. Although source A is a photograph, it may have been either doctored or staged for publicity. There is no historical background to the various hostile attitudes expressed or what the significance of the image was. ...read more.


Source E is an Israeli extremist opinion; it is a statement by a member of Likud, the Israeli political party opposed to the Accord. Overall, none of the sources are useful on their own. All the sources and opinions would need to be considered collectively in order for any sense to be made. The sources provide an illustration of the extremist views on both sides that eventually led to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin in 1995 and the failure of Oslo Accord, it is clear to see from the sources that no one was content with the Accord, and may be useful to historians to explain why the Oslo Accord was unsuccessful. ?? ?? ?? ?? History Coursework Uzma Tariq 11Q First Draft ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Art section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Art essays

  1. Art Cutorial Assignment

    Here, Dal´┐Ż employs that technique in his first canvas using the theme of the double or invisible image. This picture is partially a failed attempt, since he abandoned it without finishing it in 1933, but it is a complete example of the paranoiac-critical method to the material emanating from dreams.

  2. Walt Disney Report

    During the next five years, Walt Disney Studios completed other full-length animated classics such as Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, and Bambi. Walt Disney's dream of a clean, and organized amusement park, came true, as Disneyland Park opened in 1955.

  1. Free essay

    History Coursework Pickering Castle

    The domestic lodgings in the inner ward for those living in the castle can still be seen in the 13th century drawing, however there was no evidence of these buildings. They are likely to have been made of wood, if this was the case the remains would have rotten away.

  2. Waltons View on Photography.

    Yet perhaps if we can see through a photograph, then a painting allows us to see through an artists eyes. This may not be direct seeing, but we are permitted to gain another type of perception. Yet later on Walton suggests that 'A photograph, no less than a painting, has a subjective point of view.'

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work