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Title:
The dream of Zion : the story of the first Zionist Congress
Author:
Epstein, Lawrence J. (Lawrence Jeffrey), author.
Publication Information:
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]

©2016
Physical Description:
xxi, 150 pages : map ; 24 cm
Summary:
"The Dream of Zion tells the story of the Jewish political effort to restore their ancient nation. At the First Zionist Congress in Basel, Switzerland, in August 1897 Theodor Herzl convened a meeting that founded what became the World Zionist Organization. As debates continue to swirl around Israel, this book opens a window into its founding"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. The Birth of Zionism -- 2. The Sad-Eyed Prophet: Theodor Herzl's Mission -- 3. With Eyes Toward Zion: The Many Routes to Basel -- 4. Trembling Before History: The Three Days of the Congress -- 5. Zion's Flame: Reactions Around the World -- 6. Echoes of the Dream: The Legacy of the First Zionist Congress -- Chronology -- References -- Index.
ISBN:
9781442254664
Format :
Book