We Said It All Along. Reply to Baruch Kimmerling's Review of "The Global Political Economy of Israel"

We Said It All Along. Reply to Baruch Kimmerling's Review of "The Global Political Economy of Israel"
Bichler, Shimshon and Nitzan, Jonathan. (2004). Journal of Palestine Studies. Vol. 34. No. 1. pp. 208-211. (Review; English).

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Abstract or Brief Description

There is a famous quote – attributed in various versions to Arthur C. Clarke, William James, Arthur Schopenhauer, Leo Szilard and Sidney Webb, among others – that goes like this: "Every new truth passes through three stages. In the beginning the experts ridicule it as 'nonsense.' Then they dismiss it as 'trivial.' And in the end we learn that they 'said it all along.'" In his recent review of our book The Global Political Economy of Israel, Baruch Kimmerling seems unsure as to whether our work is nonsense or something he has been saying all along.

Language

English

Publication Type

Review

Keywords

academia capital accumulation capitalism culture distribution energy ethnicity globalization Israel land Marxism materialism Middle East oil plagiarism new historians ownership Palestinians political economy postmodernism research methods social science territory United States war Zionism post-Zionism

Subject

BN Geography
BN Theory
BN Political Parties
BN State & Government
BN Region - Middle East
BN Industrial Organization
BN Civil Society
BN Institutions
BN Power
BN International & Global
BN Culture
BN Region - North America
BN Business Enterprise
BN Value & Price
BN Crisis
BN Production
BN War & Peace
BN Money & Finance
BN Conflict & Violence
BN Ideology
BN Methodology
BN Distribution
BN Agency
BN Religion
BN Comparative
BN Capital & Accumulation
BN Policy
BN Ethnicity & Race
BN Class
BN Labour
BN Growth

ID Code

116

Deposited On

14 June 2007



Commentary on:
Revisionist Economics. Review of Bichler and Nitzan's "The Global Political Economy of Israel"
Kimmerling, Baruch. (2004). Journal of Palestine Studies. Vol. 33. No. 2. pp. 119-122. (Review; English).

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