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A history of Israel : from the rise of Zionism to our time

Author: Howard Morley Sachar
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2001, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Morley Sachar
ISBN: 0679765638 9780679765639 067944632X 9780679446323
OCLC Number: 779071935
Description: xx, 1153 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Rise of Jewish nationalism --
Beginning of the return --
Herzl and the rise of political Zionism --
Growth of the Yishuv --
Balfour declaration --
Establishment of the mandate --
Building the Jewish national home --
Seeds of Arab-Jewish confrontation --
Britain repudiates the Jewish national home --
Palestine in World War II --
Yishuv repudiates the mandate --
Birth of Israel --
War of independence --
Growth of Israeli republic --
Ingathering and the struggle for economic survival --
Search for peace and security --
Sinai and Suez --
Years of economic and social growth --
Decade of political and diplomatic achievement --
Cultural and ideological currents --
Six-Day War --
Israel as empire --
Israel and world Jewry --
War of the Day of Judgment --
Aftermath of an earthquake --
Likud era begins --
Accommodation with Egypt --
Romantic nationalism and realpolitik --
Revisionism at the apogee --
Israel in Lebanon --
Crisis of Israeli spirit, of diaspora loyalty --
Era of unity governments --
Wages of immobilism --
Tormented road to peace --
Mottled landscape, an appraisal at half century.
Responsibility: Howard M. Sachar.

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