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 term Zionism was first coined at the end qalter the 19th century, but the idea long reflected the misery of Jewish existence in central and eastern Europe, and the longing for the ancient homeland.
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Long read, exceptionally well-researched, big time commitment but happy I read it. The Devil That Never Dies. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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I will say that Laqueur does try to do a thorough job. The limits of the movement’s power and ability combined with the weak political position of Jews, and widespread poverty in Europe, is a repeated theme that shows just how high the climb was, facing off against not one, but multiple political powerhouses, including the imperial might of the Ottomans, British, Tzarist Russians, and the new political power centers in the US and USSR.
Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. The book provides the reader with not just the marriage between the religious vision of Judaism with the emergent political landscape of emancipation that led to the idea of Jews becoming enablers of their own fate, but the deep wells of anti-Semitism that both created the need for a haven from the growing violence, and ultimately how the movement, both its leaders and masses, were unable to save the Jews of Europe from the flames of the Nazis.
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Zionis, outlines the differences between the various Zionist philosophies of the early twentieth century—socialist, Communist, revisionist, and cultural utopian—and he discusses both the religious and secular Jewish critics of the movement.
See all 30 reviews. Yet the worst fears of those seeking a refuge from growing European anti-Semitism did not forsee the scope of the Holocaust, exterminating 6 out of 7 Jews in Europe.
Refresh and try again. Laqueur outlines the differences between the various Zionist philosophies of the early twentieth century—socialist, Communist, revisionist, and cultural utopian—and he discusses both the religious and secular Jewish critics of the movement.
Written inthe book is remarkably balanced and fair-minded on questions relating to Arab nationalism, and to the zionsim between Labour Zionism and the Revisionists.
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