Society and Settlement: Jewish Land of Israel in the Twentieth Century

Society and Settlement: Jewish Land of Israel in the Twentieth Century

by Aharon Kellerman



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791412954
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 02/28/1993
Series: SUNY series in Israeli Studies Series
Pages: 321

About the Author

Aaron Kellerman is Professor of Geography at the University of Haifa, Israel.

Table of Contents




1. Setting the Scene

Approaches to the Study of Settlement Processes in Geography
A Framework for the Study of Settlement Processes in the Land of Israel

Part 1: Transitions in the Priorities of Zionist Objectives and in Their Geographical Implementation

2. Pre-State Ideological Settlement Activity

Zionist Objectives: Territory, Population, Mode of Life
The Cooperative Settlement: 1908-1936
The Cooperative Settlement: 1936-1948

3. Ideological Settlement Activity Since 1948

Between Village and Development Town: 1948-1957
The Development Towns: 1948-1961
The Development Towns: 1961-1987
A New Territorial Challenge: The West Bank and Gaza
Summary and Conclusions

Part 2: Jerusalem and Tel Aviv: Conflict Through Complementarity

4. Incubation and Formation of a Capital City and a Core Area

Geographical-Historical Roots
An Eternal Capital versus a Young Core

5. Cultural and Economic Characteristics of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-Jaffa: Differences and Struggle
Economic Specializations in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
Summary and Conclusions

Part 3: Frontiers and Peripheries in Israel

6. The North

Periphery and Frontier
Frontiers and Peripheries in Israel: A General Discussion
The Valleys
The Galilee

7. The South

The Negev
Summary and Conclusions

8. Society and Settlement in the Jewish Land of Israel: Past, Present, and Future

What Next?



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