Zionist Culture and West European Jewry Before the First World War
1st New edition
By (author) Michael Berkowitz
Zionist Culture and West European Jewry Before the First World War by Michael Berkowitz
Book DescriptionFocusing on the cultural invention of Zionism, the author of this study explores how and why the Jewish nationalist movement was embraced by assimilated Jews of Westerm Europe before World War I. He pays particular attention to the symbolism, artistic representations and mythology which attracted European Jews to Zionism, which co-existed equally with the nationalisms of their home countries. The book was originally published in 1993.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807846056
(235mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1996
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Michael Berkowitz
Michael Berkowitz is Reader in Modern Jewish History at University College London.
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