Land and Power (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
464
Utgivningsdatum
1999-08-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Stanford University Press
Översättare
William Templer
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
234 x 155 x 27 mm
Vikt
646 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
149:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780804737760
Land and Power (häftad)

Land and Power

The Zionist Resort to Force, 1881-1948

Häftad Engelska, 1999-08-01
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This book traces the history of attitudes toward power and the use of armed force within the Zionist movement-from an early period in which most leaders espoused an ideal of peaceful settlement in Palestine, to the acceptance of force as a legitimate tool for achieving a sovereign Jewish state.Reviews"A rich and sophisticated work that nicely complements more conventional political-historical studies of the Arab-Israeli conflict. . . . Shapira sifts through a vast body of material, ranging from essays, poems, and memoir literature to the unpublished minutes of political party and youth group meetings. Shapira interprets these sources with sensitivity and insight . . . and writes with power, compassion, and warmth. . . . A landmark book that is an outstanding contribution to the history of Zionist political thought and culture."-American Historical Review"This is a superb book . . . a well-researched, detailed, and scholarly account that provides new and valuable insights into the dilemma posed by the formation and elaboration of a more forceful Israeli military posture."-The Historian"Shapira's powerful, well-written, lucid intellectual history of a segment of the Zionist movement . . . is fascinating and easy to read." -Journal of Economic Literature
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"This is a superb book . . . well-researched, detailed, and scholarly." -- <I>The Historian</I> "A rich and sophisticated work that nicely complements more conventional political-historical studies of the Arab-Israeli conflict. . . . A landmark book that is an outstanding contribution to the history of Zionist political thought and culture." -- <I>American Historical Review</I>

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Anita Shapira is Professor of Jewish History at Tel Aviv University.

Innehållsförteckning

Part I. The Crystallization of a Defensive Ethos, 1881-1921: 1. The birth of a national ethos; 2. The first and second Aliyah; 3. The emergence of the defensive ethos; Part II. The Heyday of the Defensive Ethos, 1922-1936; 4. The first challenge, 1922-1929; 5. The second challenge, 1929-1936; Part III. The Shift to an Offensive Ethos, 1936-1947: 6. The Arab rebellion; 7. Consolidation, 1939-1947; Conclusion: the brith of the state; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.