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Israel : a concise history of a nation reborn / Daniel Gordis.

Author:
Gordis, Daniel [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York, NY: ECCO, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2016, , ©2016]
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
xiv, 546 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"The first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day, from Daniel Gordis, "one of the most respected Israel analysts" (The Forward) living and writing in Jerusalem,"--Amazon.com.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-524) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: a grand human story -- Poetry and politics: the Jewish nation seeks a home -- Some spot of a native land -- A conversation, not an ideology: Zionist divisions at the turn of the century -- From a dream to glimmers of reality -- The Balfour declaration: the empire endorses the state -- Nowhere to go, even if they could leave -- The Yishuv resists the British, the Arabs battle partition -- Independence: the state is born -- From dreams of a state to the reality of statehood -- Israel enters the international arena -- Israel confronts the Holocaust -- Six days of war change a country forever -- The burden of occupation -- Yom Kippur War: the "conception" crashes -- Revolution within the revolution: the rise and revenge of Israel's political right -- Taking a page from the Zionists: the rise of Palentinian nationalism -- The peace process stalls -- A Jewish renaissance in the Jewish state -- Conclusion: a century after Balfour--"A national home for the Jewish people."
Subject(s):
IsraelHistory [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 0062368745 (hardcover)
  • 9780062368744 (hardcover)
OCLC:
960643791
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