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Jabotinsky : a life

Author: Hillel Halkin
Publisher: New Haven [Connecticut] ; London [England] : Yale University Press, 2014. ©2014
Series: Jewish lives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and has been the most misunderstood of all Zionist politicians--a first-rate novelist, a celebrated Russian journalist, and the founder of the branch of Zionism now headed by Benjamin Netanyahu. This biography, the first in English in nearly two decades, undertakes to answer central questions about Jabotinsky as a writer, a political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Halkin, Hillel, 1939-
Jabotinsky : a life.
New Haven, [Connecticut] ; London, [England] : Yale University Press, ©2014
246 pages
Named Person: Vladimir Jabotinsky; Vladimir Jabotinsky; Zeʾev Zʹaboṭinsḳi
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hillel Halkin
ISBN: 9780300210019 0300210019 1306715237 9781306715232
OCLC Number: 882258719
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Book of the Year) 2014
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The young Jabotinsky --
Jabotinsky the Zionist --
Between Palestine and Europe --
Racing the clock.
Series Title: Jewish lives.
Responsibility: Hillel Halkin.

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