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Old new land

Author: Theodor Herzl; Lotta Levensohn
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : M. Wiener, ©1997.
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Old New Land forever altered the face of the Middle East. The book was a nineteenth-century utopian blueprint for a modern state of Israel. There were Jewish settlers in Palestine, and Zionist ideas had existed in Eastern Europe before Herzl, but Herzl made Zionism into a cultural and political movement acceptable to Western governments and intellectuals. His prophecy at the end of this book became reality: "If you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Herzl, Theodor, 1860-1904.
Old new land.
Princeton, N.J. : M. Wiener, c1997
(OCoLC)610300733
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor Herzl; Lotta Levensohn
ISBN: 1558761608 9781558761605
OCLC Number: 36713138
Notes: Originally published: New York : M. Wiener, 1987, in series: Masterworks of modern Jewish writing series.
Description: xxxix, 295 p. ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: Altneuland.
Responsibility: Theodor Herzl ; translated from German by Lotta Levensohn ; with a new introduction by Jacques Kornberg.

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This book was a 19th century utopian blueprint for a modern state of Israel, making Zionism a cultural and political movement acceptable to Western governments and intellectuals. The novel opens in a  Read more...

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