Zionism and Technocracy
The Engineering of Jewish Settlement in Palestine, 1870-1918
By (author) Derek J. Penslar
Zionism and Technocracy by Derek J. Penslar
Book DescriptionThe creation of a Jewish homeland in modern Palestine represented a monumental technical achievement. This achievement, and the story of the Jewish technocrats from Central Europe who engineered it, is documented here for the first time bringing together social, intellectual, and institutional history in a path-breaking study.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253342904
(248mm x 165mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1991
Country of Publication: United States
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