The definitive general history of the Zionist movement, by one of the most distinguished historians of our time. Walter Laqueur traces Zionism from. A History of Zionism has ratings and 14 reviews. Haythem said: This is a great book, it stands tall amongst the histories which impressed me most. Fo. The term Zionism was first coined at the end of the 19th century, but the idea long Updated, and with a new preface, Walter Laqueur’s comprehensive history.
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The definitive general history of the Zionist movement, by one of the most distinguished historians of our time. English Choose a language for shopping. So yeah, the desire for having a place of their own led Jews who were historically home-but-outsiders to want the same thing.
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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A great account of the Zionist movement from start to finish. From the French Revolution to the Establishment of the It’s slightly biased, some white-washing, but a discerning reader shouldn’t have laaueur trouble recognizing those spots.
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Open Preview See a Problem? The Birth and Transformation of an Ideal Hardcover. Feb 05, Mark Hoffman rated it really liked it. Eighth Revised and Updated Edition. Laqueur gives a detailed and clinical look into this phenomenon from its inauspicious beginnings to its improbable statehood and the many twists and turns in between. The Zionisn names, places and terms used in this book are certainty impossible for me, as it takes away any interest that rarely grow. What Is A Jew?
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No groundless, disturbingly Right Winged conspiracy theories dressed up as “left wing anti establishment truth seeking” here, just well researched historical fact. This examination shows Zionism not as a righteous holy ordained movement, nor is it a an evil racist colonial movement as the modern Arab media prefers to portray it. All in all, a dense, rich, fascinating read. From to he was director of the Waalter Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide, a leading archive in London.
Share your thoughts with other customers. Long read, exceptionally well-researched, big time commitment but happy I read it. The birth of Israel: It sometimes tries to explain events from psychological point of view, explaining individuals’ motivations and feelings, which makes everything much more colorful and interesting for instance, there are many quotes from leaders’ diaries, exposing them as simple people, sometimes suffering from alternating moods.
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He was also the editor of The Holocaust Encyclopedia.