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Zionism: A Brief History
This title presents a comprehensive overview of the political movement that culminated in the state of Israel. The book explores the origins of Zionism within Jewish tradition, the variety of Zionist ideologies, and the political circumstances that fostered this movement.
Paperback, 184 pages
Published February 1st 2003 by Markus Wiener Publishers
(first published 2000)
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In my opinion, Michael Brenner provides a good primer for the history of Zionism in his book Zionism: A Brief History. It should be noted that before reading this book, I had practically no knowledge of the intellectual evolution of political Zionism. As far as I could tell, despite the brevity of the work there was an ample amount of information in order to acquire at least a fundamental understanding of such an in-depth subject. This is certainly a good place to start for someone that is looki ...more