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Personal witness : Israel through my eyes

Author: Abba Solomon Eban
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An influential statesman on Israel's diplomatic front, from the early period of statehood into the present, Eban offers personal comments on Zionism, the Third world, the role of American Jews and the State of Jerusalem. he believes the first decades are viewed as a period when faith overtook reason and leaders followed a vision. he suggests that today's young people look back at the structure and texture of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eban, Abba Solomon, 1915-2002.
Personal witness.
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©1992
(OCoLC)645831578
Named Person: Abba Solomon Eban; Abba Solomon Eban; Abba Solomon Eban
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abba Solomon Eban
ISBN: 0399135898 9780399135897
OCLC Number: 23769215
Description: 671 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
Palestine in World War I --
London 1946-1947: the year of discontent --
The first breakthrough: 1947 --
Success at lake success --
The end of exile --
The morning after May 15 --
When is a state not a state? July to December 1948 --
Our flag was now there --
A Jerusalem interlude: 1949-1950 --
First steps in Washington --
New regimes: 1953-1956 --
Explosion at Suez: 1956-1957 --
Homeward bound: 1959 --
First ministerial years --
The new prime minister --
Once more unto the brink --
To live or perish: 1967 --
Paris, London, Washington --
Days of salvation --
The golden summer --
Unhappy aftermath --
The storm before the storm: 1967-1970 --
Could there have been peace? --
1973: the year of wrath and judgment --
Geneva: 1973 and after --
Disengagement --
Disengagement and peace: 1974-1980 --
Tumultuous decade: the 1980s --
Retrospect and prospect.
Responsibility: Abba Eban.

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An influential statesman on Israel's diplomatic front, from the early period of statehood into the present, Eban offers personal comments on Zionism, the Third world, the role of American Jews and the State of Jerusalem. he believes the first decades are viewed as a period when faith overtook reason and leaders followed a vision. he suggests that today's young people look back at the structure and texture of the state, even as they forge ahead.

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