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Confronting the Costs of War:
Military Power, State, and Society in Egypt and Israel
Michael N. Barnett

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Tables
Preface
Ch. 1War Preparation and State Power3
Ch. 2The Framework19
Preferences and Constraints21
State Strategies for War Preparation31
The Conservation and Transformation of State Power37
An Excursion on State Power40
Ch. 3Egypt and Israel in Historical Perspective51
Egypt51
Israel64
Ch. 4Explaining Egyptian War Preparation Strategies80
Consolidation and Intent, 1952-195681
From the Suez War to the 1967 War93
Defeat, Consolidation, and Redemption, 1967-1973103
From Victory to Self-Defeat, 1973-1977128
Ch. 5Explaining Israeli War Preparation Strategies153
Mobilization and Integration, 1948-1956155
In the Eye of the Hurricane, 1957-1967176
Life during Wartime, 1967-1977185
Ch. 6War and the Transformation of State Power210
Egyptian War Preparation Strategies and State Power212
Israeli War Preparation Strategies and State Power225
Ch. 7Egypt and Israel in Comparative and Theoretical Perspective244
The Construction of the Government's War Preparation Strategies245
War Preparation and State Power256
Appendix 1: Jewish Investment and Capital Inflow, 1932-1939263
Appendix 2: National and Public versus Private Jewish Capital Flow to Palestine, 1918-1937263
Appendix 3: Summary of Fiscal Operations, 1962/63-1978264
Appendix 4: Soviet-Egyptian Military Aid Accounts264
Appendix 5: Arab Financial Assistance to Egypt, 1973-1976265
Appendix 6: Capital Imports to Israel, 1950-1967266
Appendix 7: Share of Capital Imports in Total Resources and Gross Investments, 1950-1967266
Appendix 8: Investments by Branch in the Economy, 1950-1967267
Appendix 9: Gross Investment in Fixed Assets, by Investing Sector, 1952-1966267
Appendix 10: Capital Imports to Israel, 1967-1977268
Appendix 11: Indicators of Debt-Servicing Burden, 1969-1978268
Appendix 12: Investments in Industry by Branch269
Appendix 13: The "Underground" Economy in Israel: Various Estimates269
Notes271
Bibliography345
Index369

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