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The Resource The invention of the land of Israel : from Holy Land to homeland, Shlomo Sand

The invention of the land of Israel : from Holy Land to homeland, Shlomo Sand

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The invention of the land of Israel : from Holy Land to homeland
Title
The invention of the land of Israel
Title remainder
from Holy Land to homeland
Statement of responsibility
Shlomo Sand
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Member of
Summary
Evaluates the notions of a Promised Land to explain why Israel has become the site of the longest running national struggle of the twentieth century, posing a controversial argument that the concept of a "Land of Israel" facilitated colonization and is threatening the existence of the Jewish state today
Writing style
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10151413
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sand, Shlomo
Dewey number
956.9405
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Forman, Geremy
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True
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  • Territory, National
  • Geopolitics
  • Israel
Target audience
adult
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from holy land to homeland
Label
The invention of the land of Israel : from Holy Land to homeland, Shlomo Sand
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: banal murder and toponomy -- Making homelands: biological imperative or national property -- Mytherritory: in the beginning, God promised the land -- Toward a Christian Zionism: and Balfour promised the land -- Zionism versus Judaism: the conquest of "ethnic" space -- Conclusion: the sad tale of the frog and the scorpion -- Afterword: in memory of a village
Control code
000049678708
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 295 p.
Isbn
9781844679461
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The invention of the land of Israel : from Holy Land to homeland, Shlomo Sand
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: banal murder and toponomy -- Making homelands: biological imperative or national property -- Mytherritory: in the beginning, God promised the land -- Toward a Christian Zionism: and Balfour promised the land -- Zionism versus Judaism: the conquest of "ethnic" space -- Conclusion: the sad tale of the frog and the scorpion -- Afterword: in memory of a village
Control code
000049678708
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 295 p.
Isbn
9781844679461
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :
Other physical details
ill.

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