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Author Gordis, Daniel, author.

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

Publication Info. New York, NY : ECCO, an imprint of HaperCollinsPublishers, [2016].


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    956.94 GOR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 546 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-504) 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 Israel -- History.
ISBN 0062368745 (hardcover)
9780062368744 (hardcover)

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