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Aaronsohn's maps : the man who might have created peace in the modern middle east

Author: Patricia Goldstone
Publisher: [Berkeley, CA] : Counterpoint, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aaron Aaronsohn was one of the most extraordinary figures in the early struggle to create a homeland for the Jewish people. Brought to Palestine at age five, as a young man Aaronsohn was a rugged adventurer who became convinced during years of solo explorations that water should govern the region's fate. He compiled both the area's first detailed water maps and a plan for Palestine's national borders that predicted  Read more...
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Goldstone, Patricia, 1951-
Aaronsohn's maps.
[Berkeley, CA] : Counterpoint, [2015]
(DLC) 2007002954
(OCoLC)80460578
Named Person: Aaron Aaronsohn; Aaron Aaronsohn
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Goldstone
ISBN: 9781619026438 1619026430
OCLC Number: 907676942
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface; 1. The Jew in the Bathchair; 2. The Spies of Moses; 3. Flying the Zionist Kite in America; 4. Minuet; 5. The Locust Hunter; 6. Felix Krull, Confidence Man; 7. He Who Writes the Dispatches; 8. "Our People"; 9. The Sacrifice; 10. Icarus Falls from the Sky; 11. Inconvenient Heroes; 12. Aaronsohn's Road Map; Acknowledgments; Select Bibliography on Source Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Patricia Goldstone.

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Aaron Aaronsohn was one of the most extraordinary figures in the early struggle to create a homeland for the Jewish people. Brought to Palestine at age five, as a young man Aaronsohn was a rugged adventurer who became convinced during years of solo explorations that water should govern the region's fate. He compiled both the area's first detailed water maps and a plan for Palestine's national borders that predicted and⁰́₄in its insistence on partnership between Arabs and Jews - might have prevented the decades of conflict to come. In World War I, he ran a spy network with his sister, Sarah, that enabled the British to capture Jerusalem but also made him the rival of his colleague T.E. Lawrence. There is evidence that beautiful, rebellious Sarah, who died tragically in 1917, was the only woman the enigmatic Lawrence ever loved. Ultimately, Aaron Aaronsohn also paid for his devotion to the new nation with his life. A history that speaks directly to the present, Aaronsohn's Maps reveals for the first time Aaronsohn's key role in establishing Israel and the enduring importance of Aaronsohn's maps in Middle Eastern politics today.

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