Israel: A History

Israel: A History

by Anita Shapira
     
 

A history of Israel in the context of the modern Jewish experience and the history of the Middle EastSee more details below

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A history of Israel in the context of the modern Jewish experience and the history of the Middle East

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611683523
Publisher:
Brandeis University Press
Publication date:
12/11/2012
Series:
The Schusterman Series in Israel Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Acknowledgments
Author’s Note
Part I: 1881–1918, Zionism: Ideology and Praxis
The Emergence of the Zionist Movement
Jews, Turks, Arabs: First Encounters in the Land
Part II: 1918–1948, A State-in-the-Making
Palestine under British Rule
Immigration and Settlement during the Mandate Period
The Yishuv as an Emerging State
The Yishuv: Society, Culture, and Ethos
Part III: 1948–1967, Nation Building
The War of Independence, 1947–1949
The Creation of Israeli Democracy
State Building: Economy, Development, and Big Government
The Great Aliya: Mass Immigration
Culture and Norms in an Evolving Society
Politics, Peace, and War
Part IV: 1967–1977, A Decade of War
Six Days That Changed the Middle East
The Age of Euphoria, 1967–1973
The Yom Kippur War, 1973
Israeli Society after the Yom Kippur War
Part V: 1977–2000, Peace, War, and Indecision
Begin in Power
The Stalemate Years: A Changing Israeli Identity, 1984–1990
The Decade of Hope, 1990–2000
An Interim Summary
Index

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