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Title Israel : the first hundred years / editor, Efraim Karsh
Published London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2000-


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Description volumes <1- > : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series Israeli history, politics, and society, 1368-4795
Cass series--Israeli history, politics, and society. 1368-4795
Contents Introduction / Efraim Karsh -- Nations, Nationalism and State-Building. Sacred Territories and National Conflict / Anthony D. Smith. From 'State within a State' to State / David Vital. From Civil Society to Sovereign State: The Israeli Experience and the Palestinian Quest / Donna Robinson Divine -- The Making of the Yishuv. The Jews in Eretz-Israel/Palestine: From Traditional Peripherality to Modern Centrality / Ruth Kark and Joseph B. Glass. The Boundaries of Mandatory Palestine: How the Past Influences the Future / Gideon Biger. Zionism and Jerusalem - the Conflict of Priorities: Changes in Zionist Settlement in the Jerusalem Vicinity, 1937-48 / Yossi Katz. Railways in Israel: The Past and the Future / Walter Rothschild. The Hebrew Absorption of German Literature in the Yishuv / Na'ama Sheffi. The Ideological and Political Background of the Israel Defence Forces / Yaacov N. Goldstein -- The Struggle for Independence
v. 1. Israel's transition from community to state -- v. 2 From war to peace?-- v. 3. Israeli society and politics since 1948 : problems of collective identity -- v. 4 Israel in the international arena
v. 2. From war to peace
Summary "With contributions from some of the leading scholars of Zionism and Israeli history, this volume addresses many of the intellectual, social and political ramifications of Jewish settlement in Eretz Israel before the creation of the State of Israel."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "This group of studies first appeared in a special issue on 'Israel's transition from community to state' of Israel affairs, 5/4 (Summer 1999)"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Arab-Israeli conflict.
Jews -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
Israel -- History.
Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
Author Karsh, Efraim.
LC no. 99051888
ISBN 0714649600 (v. 4 : cased)
0714649619 (v. 3)
0714649627 (v. 2)
0714649635 (v. 1)
0714680214 (v. 4 : pbk.)
0714680222 (v. 3 pbk.)
0714680230 (v. 2 : pbk.)
0714680249 (v. 1 : pbk.)
OTHER TI Israel affairs.
Other Titles From war to peace?
Israel's transition from community to state