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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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I will say that Laqueur does try to do a thorough job. As a young Israeli who always wwalter history lessons to be boring, this is the first time that I pick up a history book and really enjoy reading it, even though it’s more than 30 years old! Start reading A History of Zionism on your Kindle in under a minute.

All in all, a dense, rich, fascinating read.

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How to write a great review. It covers the history of the zionist idea from the stage where it was nothing but a dream to the establishment of a country. The Myths of Zionism.

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Lqueur is too long for us to appease everyone. A great account of the Zionist movement from start to finish. His books have been translated into many languages, and he was one of the founders of walterr study of political violence, guerrilla warfare and terrorism. The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: Lacqueur has the advantage of hindsight to examine policy mistakes and examine how it could have been different, but concludes the difficulty would have remained regardless.

A History of Zionism by Walter Laqueur

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Points out that the lack of help given to Jews during the Holocaust gave Zionism a great impetus at the end of the Second World War.

Discusses the European background, the prehistory of the movement, five decades of Zionist activities, and ends with the establishement of the state of Israel. A History of Zionism by Walter Laqueur.

Walter Ze’ev Laqueur was an American historian, journalist and political commentator.


Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Arlian Sorkal rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Zionism is a movement unprecedented in history and the affects of this movement are still being felt today. The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 1. May 05, Orde rated it liked it Shelves: You submitted the following rating and review. Schocken; Reprint edition May 20, Language: After one year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he joined a Kibbutz and worked as an agricultural laborer from to A Concise Laqueyr of a Nation Reborn.

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