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Author Kelemen, Paul, author.

Title The British Left and Zionism : history of a divorce / Paul Kelemen
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 272 pages)
Contents The Labour Party and the Zionist project -- Zionism and Anglo-Jewry -- British communists and Palestine -- Post-war social democracy and Israel -- The new left and the Palestinians -- The new anti-semitism?
Summary This study examines how the diverse strands of the British Left have interpreted the conflict in Palestine. From being overwhelmingly supportive of the Zionist movement's effort to build a Jewish state in Palestine and welcoming Israel's establishment the left, in the main, has become increasingly critical of Israel. The book examines the principal debates on the left over the Palestine/Israel conflict and the political realignment that they have helped to shape
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arab-Israeli conflict.
Labor Zionism -- History.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Diplomatic relations.
Labor Zionism.
Politics and government
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Israel
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1526130351