The Rhetoric of Menachem Begin: The Myth of Redemption Through Return

The Rhetoric of Menachem Begin: The Myth of Redemption Through Return

by Robert C. Rowland
     
 

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Based on the premise that the moral problems raised by the holocaust can be confronted only in myth, the author shows that Menachem Begin's rhetoric is based on how he views the world through the myth of holocaust and redemption through return. Demonstrates that the actions of the Begin administration, which many observers have found inexplicable, are perfectly

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Based on the premise that the moral problems raised by the holocaust can be confronted only in myth, the author shows that Menachem Begin's rhetoric is based on how he views the world through the myth of holocaust and redemption through return. Demonstrates that the actions of the Begin administration, which many observers have found inexplicable, are perfectly logical when viewed from the perspective of the myth of return. Of interest to students of rhetoric, political science, the holocaust, and Zionism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819147356
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
06/28/1985
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Robert C. Rowland is Assistant Professor and Director of Forensics at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

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