The Making of Modern Zionism: The Intellectual Origins of the Jewish State

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An expanded edition of a classic intellectual history of Zionism, now covering the rise of religious Zionism since the 1970s For eighteen centuries pious Jews had prayed for the return to Jerusalem, but only in the revolutionary atmosphere of nineteenth-century Europe was this yearning transformed into an active political movement: Zionism. In The Making of Modern Zionism , the distinguished political scientist Shlomo Avineri rejects the common view that Zionism was solely a reaction to anti-Semitism and persecution. ...

The Making of Modern Zionism: The Intellectual Origins of the Jewish State 2017, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465094790

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