Essential Papers on Zionism

 
 
New York University Press
  • erschienen am 1. September 1995
 
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  • Hardcover
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  • 752 Seiten
978-0-8147-7448-9 (ISBN)
 
Zionism, more than any other social and political movement in the modern era, has completely and fundamentally altered the self-image of the Jewish people and its relations with the non-Jewish world. As the dominant expression of Jewish nationalism, Zionism revolutionized the very concept of Jewish peoplehood, taking upon itself the transformation of the Jewish people from a minority into a majority, and from a diaspora community into a territorial one. Bringing together for the first time the work of the most distinguished historians of Zionism and the Yishuv (pre-state Israeli society), much never before translated into English, this volume offers a comprehensive treatment of the history of Zionism. The contributions are diverse, examining such topics as the ideological development of the Jewish nationalist movement, Zionism and the diaspora, Zionist trends in the Land of Israel, relations between Jews, Arabs, and the British in Palestine, and Zionism as a movement of cultural renaissance.
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  • Höhe: 236 mm
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  • Breite: 161 mm
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  • Dicke: 58 mm
  • 1439 gr
978-0-8147-7448-9 (9780814774489)
Jehuda Reinharz is Richard Koret Professor of Modern Jewish History and President of Brandeis University. He is the coeditor and author of numerous volumes, including Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Statesman. Anita Shapria is Professor of Jewish History and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at Tel Aviv University. She is the coeditor and author of several volumes, including Land and Power: The Zionist Resort to Force, 1881-1948.
"The most comprehensive collection of articles on the history of Zionism, covering all its aspects, written by the leading experts in the field, a unique, indispensable work for all serious students of the subject." -- Walter Laqueur,author of A History of Zionism "Provides a comprehensive treatment of the history of Zionism, one of the few great success stories in ideological movements, and movements of national liberation in the twentieth century. Few are more qualified to edit a volume on this subject than Anita Shapira and Jehuda Reinharz." -- Chaim Herzog,Former President of Israel

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