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The Resource Israel : a concise history of a nation reborn, Daniel Gordis

Israel : a concise history of a nation reborn, Daniel Gordis

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Israel : a concise history of a nation reborn
Title
Israel
Title remainder
a concise history of a nation reborn
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Gordis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Summary
Presenting a brief but thorough account of the cultural, economic and political history of the state of Israel, a public intellectual sheds light on the past of this complex nation, one rife with conflict, so that readers can understand its future
Writing style
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10535169
Cataloging source
JAI
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Gordis, Daniel
Dewey number
956.94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Israel
Target audience
adult
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a concise history of a nation reborn
Label
Israel : a concise history of a nation reborn, Daniel Gordis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-504) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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."
Control code
ocn960643791
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 546 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062368744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)960643791
Label
Israel : a concise history of a nation reborn, Daniel Gordis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-504) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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."
Control code
ocn960643791
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 546 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062368744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)960643791

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