In search of Israel : the history of an idea

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Full title: In search of Israel : the history of an idea / Michael Brenner.
Alternative titles: Israel. English
Main author: Brenner, Michael, 1964- (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A state (un)like any other state
  • The five seasons of 1897 : shaping the Jewish future. Winter in Berlin ; Spring in Vienna ; Summer in Basel ; Fall in Vilna ; Winter in Odessa
  • The seven-hour-land : a light unto the nations. Utopian ideals ; Hebrew revival ; Socialist dreams ; Orthodox reservations
  • The national home : a state in the making?. The autonomy solution ; The one-state solution ; The two-state solution ; The elsewhere solution
  • Original Israel : a state defining itself. What is a Jewish state? ; Who is a Jew in the Jewish state? ; Where is the new Canaan?
  • Greater Israel : a state expanding. Seventh day realities ; Messianic visions ; Apocalyptic nightmares ; Peace illusions
  • Global Israel : a state beyond borders. Israel abroad ; Israel imagined ; Israel lost and found
  • Conclusion : Israel's new order.