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Nine lives of Israel : a nation's history through the lives of its foremost leaders

Author: Jack L Schwartzwald
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
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"This study offers a comprehensive account of Israel's history through the lives of nine of its leading citizens and founders. Each chapter chronicles one of nine leading protagonists. The result is a narrative that traces events from the genesis of modern political Zionism in the late 19th century to the present"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack L Schwartzwald
ISBN: 9780786466849 0786466847
OCLC Number: 757461970
Description: vii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Theodor Herzl and the genesis of modern political Zionism --
2. Chaim Weizmann and the British Mandate --
3. David ben-Gurion and independence --
4. Abba Eban and statesmanship --
5. Moshe Dayan and victory --
6. Golda Meir and the Yom Kippur War --
7. Menachem Begin and Camp David --
8. Yitzhak Rabin and Oslo --
9. Ariel Sharon and disengagement --
10. More than any army in the history of warfare --
11. Prospects for peace: stuck between two paradoxes.
Responsibility: Jack L. Schwartzwald.

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"This study offers a comprehensive account of Israel's history through the lives of nine of its leading citizens and founders. Each chapter chronicles one of nine leading protagonists. The result is a narrative that traces events from the genesis of modern political Zionism in the late 19th century to the present"--Provided by publisher.

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