Israel: the First Hundred Years: Volume I: Israel's Transition from Community to State

Israel: the First Hundred Years: Volume I: Israel's Transition from Community to State

by Efraim Karsh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0714680249

ISBN-13: 9780714680248

Pub. Date: 03/30/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Zionist Movement was born in the wake of Jewish emancipation in Western Europe, and at a time of increased persecution in Eastern Europe. This volume addresses the intellectual, social and political ramifications of Jewish settlement in Eretz Israel before the creation of the State of Israel.  See more details below

Overview

The Zionist Movement was born in the wake of Jewish emancipation in Western Europe, and at a time of increased persecution in Eastern Europe. This volume addresses the intellectual, social and political ramifications of Jewish settlement in Eretz Israel before the creation of the State of Israel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714680248
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/30/2000
Series:
Israeli History, Politics and Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Nations, nationalism and state-building 1. Sacred territories and national conflict Anthony D. Smith 2. From "state within a state" to state David Vital 3. From civil society to sovereign state - the Israeli experience and the Palestinian quest Donna Robinson Divine Part 2: The making of the Yishuv 4. The Jews in Eretz-Israel/Palestine - from traditional peripherally to modern centrality Ruth Kark and Joseph B. Glass 5. The boundaries of mandatory Palestine - how the past influences the future Gideon Biger 6. Zionism and Jerusalem - the conflict of priorities - changes in Zionist settlement in the Jerusalem vicinity, 1937-48, Yossi Katz 7. Railways in Israel - the past and the future, Walter Rothschild 8. The Hebrew absorption of German literature I the Yishuv Na'ama Sheffi 9. The ideological and political background of the Israel defence forces Yaacov N. Goldstein Part 3: The struggle for independence 10. Jewish armed struggle in Palestine in the 1940s - its impact on British morale and public opinion Shaul Zadka 11. The other side of the coin - Arab propaganda and the battle against Zionism in London, 1937-48, Rory Miller 12. The Jewish and Arab lobbies in Canada and the UN partition of Palestine Eliezer Tauber

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