The making of modern Zionism: intellectual origins of the Jewish state

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Basic Books, 1981 - History - 244 pages
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Delineates a number of aspects of Zionist thought, as expressed through the writings of selected central nineteenth and twentieth century individuals. Avineri presents a history of Zionist thought through profiles of some of Zionism's major thinkers. Each chapter is devoted to a specific personality and focuses on a particular topic or approach. By examinimg the stories of these men, how their ideas developed, and some of their writings, the reader becomes familiar with different aspects of Zionist thought.

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Shlomo Avineri is one of the most distinguished political scientists in the world: his many publications include the classic study of The Social and Political Thought of Karl Marx (Cambridge, 1968).

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