Ian Bickerton

Honorary Associate Professor

 

Ian J. Bickerton was born in Perth, Western Australia, and educated at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, where he gained his B.A. with Honours in History.He received his M.A. at Kansas State University before completing his Ph.D. at the Claremont Graduate School, CA.

Taught at Pomona College (California) before returning to UNSW where he has taught modern United States History and the History of the Arab-Israeli conflict in the School of History.  During that period he also taught at University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of California-Santa Barbara.

Has been visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (twice) and the Oxford Centre of Hebrew and Jewish Studies (twice).

Has published extensively on the Arab-Israeli conflict, US relations with Israel, and US foreign relations and military history. Frequent media commentator.

PUBLICATIONS

Books
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Bickerton I; Kalusner C, 2018, 8th edition, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 8th, Routledge, New York
2018
Bickerton IJ; Klausner CL, 2015, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 7th ed., Pearson, New York
2015
Bickerton IJ, 2015, The Struggle For Peace in the Middle East, Nelson modern history, Cengage Learning Australia, South Melbourne
2015
Bickerton IJ, 2012, The Arab-Israeli Conflict: a guide for the perplexed, 1, Continuum Press, New York, USA
2012
Bickerton IJ, 2011, The Meaning of Victory: who really wins the wars?, 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Australia, http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/38347571
2011
Bickerton IJ; Klausner CL, 2010, A history of the Arab Israeli Conflict, 6, Pearson, Upper Saddle River, NJ
2010
Bickerton IJ, 2009, The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History, 1, Reaktion Books, London, UK, http://www.reaktionbooks.co.uk/book.html?id=377
2009
Bickerton IJ; Hagan KJ, 2007, Unintended consequences: the United States at war, Original, Reaktion Books, London
2007
Bickerton IJ; Hill M, 2003, Historiography of the Arab-Israeli conflict: contested spaces, First, McGrath Hill, Sydney
2003
Bickerton IJ; Klausner CL, 1998, A concise history of the Arab Israeli conflict, Original, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
1998
Book Chapters
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Bickerton IJ, 2009, 'America's Israel - Israel's America', in Dumbrell J; Schafer AR (ed.), America's 'Special Relationships': Foreign and Domestic Aspects of the Politics of Alliance, Routledge, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, UK, pp. 173 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203872703
2009
Bickerton IJ, 2008, 'The Middle East Countries and the United States', in SBS World Guide, edn. 13-16th, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, Australia
2008
Bickerton IJ, 2006, 'The Middle East Countries and the United States', in SBS World Guide, edn. 13-16th, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, Australia
2006
Bickerton IJ, 2005, 'The Middle East Countries and the United States', in SBS World Guide, edn. 13-16th, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, Australia
2005
Bickerton IJ, 2001, 'The Middle East Countries and the United States', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra
2001
Bickerton IJ, 2001, 'Treaties', in Alex DeConde (ed.), Dictionary of American Foreign Policy, edn. Original, New York, pp. 591 - 597
2001
Bickerton IJ, 1999, 'Jordan', in Encyclopaedia Britannica, edn. Original
1999
Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Turkey', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 753 - 758
1998
Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'United States of America', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 790 - 802
1998
Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Egypt', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 227 - 233
1998
Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Iran', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 360 - 364
1998
Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Iraq', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 365 - 371
1998
Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Israel', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 378 - 386
1998
Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Lebanon', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 438 - 442
1998
Journal articles
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Bickerton IJ; Hagan KJ, 2008, 'Unintended Consequences of US Wars', History Today, pp. 14 - 24
2008
Bickerton IJ; Hagan KJ, 2008, 'The US and the unintended consequences of war', History Today, vol. 58
2008
Bickerton IJ; Hagan KJ, 2007, 'Unintended Consequences of US Wars', Defender, vol. Spring, pp. 24 - 31
2007
Bickerton IJ, 2002, 'Fredy Neptune goes to war', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 73, pp. 67 - 79
2002
Bickerton IJ; Learmont JC; Phillips RS, 2002, 'The value of lookback', Transfusion Medicine Reviews, vol. 16, pp. 315 - 324
2002
Learmont JC; Phillips RS; Bickerton IJ, 2002, 'The value of lookback to understanding blood-borne infectious diseases: The new South Wales' HIV experience', Transfusion Medicine Reviews, vol. 16, pp. 315 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/tmrv.2002.35208
2002
Bickerton IJ, 2001, 'Why Australian, and American, why indeed all, historians should read les Murray's Fredy Neptune', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 25, pp. 23 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443050109387702
2001
Bickerton IJ, 2001, 'Why Australian, why American, why indeed all historians should read Les Murray`s', Australian Studies, vol. Dec 2001, pp. 23 - 33
2001
Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Review of Bruce W. Jentleson and Thomas G. Paterson (eds), Encyclopedia of United States Foreign Raltions', Australian Journal of Politics and History, pp. 451 - 452
1998
Bickerton IJ, 1991, 'Approaches to the Arab-Israeli Conflict', Asian Studies Review, vol. 15, pp. 30 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03147539108712775
1991
BICKERTON IJ, 1977, 'John Hay's Open Door Policy: A Re‐examination', Australian Journal of Politics & History, vol. 23, pp. 54 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8497.1977.tb01227.x
1977
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