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This book discusses the contribution of the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) to the building of the social and educational foundations of the country, and its role in the area of immigrant absorption and settlement during the first years of the Israeli State. The author examines how under the guidance of David Ben-Gurion Israel was able to utilize the values of military organization to combat severe, economic, and social difficulties, and build a civil society to underpin the new state.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714656632
ISBN-10: 0714656631
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ze'ev Drory

Ze'ev Drory is Director of the Military and Defence Studies programme at the Department of History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is the author of Israel's Reprisal Policy, 1935-1956 (Frank Cass, 2004).

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