History of Israel From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time

ISBN-10: 0375711325

ISBN-13: 9780375711329

Edition: 3rd 2007

Authors: Howard M. Sachar
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List price: $45.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Howard M. Sachar is Professor Emeritus of History and International Affairs at George Washington University. He is the author of 16 books on European, Jewish, and Middle Eastern history.

Preface
The Rise of Jewish Nationalism
Acculturation and Historical Memory
Forerunners of Zionism
European Nationalism and Russian Upheaval
Palestine as Refuge and Renaissance
The Chovevei Zion
The Beginning of the Return
The Link with the Land
Palestine and European Consciousness
The "Old Settlement"
The "Old Settlement" Stirs
The First Aliyah
"The Well-known Benefactor"
The Bridgehead Widens
Herzl and the Rise of Political Zionism
The Complete European
Der Judenstaat
From Theorist to Activist: The Zionist Congress
The Kaiser and the Sultan
The British Connection
Achad HaAm, Easterners, and the Democratic Fraction
A Final Diplomatic Effort and the "Uganda" Crisis
Herzl: A Last Assessment
The Growth of the Yishuv
Zionism after Herzl
The Growth of Zionist Parties
Labor Zionism
The Second Aliyah
The Conquest of Labor
The Collective Settlement
The Guild of Watchmen
The Conquest of Hebrew
The Yishuv Strives for Political Identity
The Balfour Declaration
Palestine Jewry and the War
The Middle East and British War Policy
The Origins of the Anglo-Zionist Alliance
A Crucial Intermediary
The Quid Pro Quo of Jewish Friendship
A Declaration Is Issued
The Jewish Legion and the Liberation of the Yishuv
The Establishment of The Mandate
A Definition of Frontiers
High and Early Hopes in the Holy Land
The End of the Military Regime, The Reformulation of the Mandate
The "Constitution" of the Mandate
The Operation of the Mandate
The Roots of Self-Government
Building the Jewish National Home
The Revival of the Zionist Organization
The Contest for American Zionism, The Struggle for Land and Funds
Immigrants and Ideologies
A New Utopia on the Soil
The Voice of Chalutziut
The Growth of Urban Settlement, The Struggle for Labor Unity
The Creation of the Jewish Agency
The Seeds of Arab - Jewish Confrontation
Arabs and Jews Before the Mandate
The Arabs of Palestine
A Failure of Perception, A Renewal of Violence
The Aftermath of Violence
Polarization and a Failure of Definition
The Revisionist Answer
The Fifth Aliyah, The Growth of the Capitalist Sector
The Growth of Zionism
Britain Repudiates the Jewish National Home
The Intrusion of the Axis
The Seeds of Arab Revolt
The Arab Revolt Begins
The Peel Commission
The Peel Report and Its Reception
Partition in the Balance
The Arab Revolt Is Renewed
The Growth of Jewish Self-Defense
Britain Retreats from Partition
The London Round Table Conference
The White Paper of 1939
Palestine in World War II
An Oscillation of British Fortunes
A Lonely Ally
Tragedy and Rescue
Anglo-Zionist Diplomacy During the War
The Rise of Jewish Militancy
The Yishuv Repudiates the Mandate
The War Ends: Jewish and British Appraisals
The United States and the Refugee Question
The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry
Jewish Extremism Intensified
The Illegal Immigration
Britain's Final Effort: The Morrison-Grady Plan and the London Discussions
The Birth of Israel
The Palestine Issue Reaches the United Nations
The UNSCOP Reports
The United States Makes a Commitment
The Vote for Partition
The Response to Partition
Partition in Jeopardy
The Jews Force the Issue
The Birth of Israel
The War of Independence
The Arab States Prepare for Invasion
The Jews Face Invasion
Israel's Survival in the Balance
The Battle for Jerusalem
The First United Nations Truce
Territorial and Demographic Changes
Bernadotte Makes a Proposal
The Battle for the Negev
The Final Campaign of the Palestine War
Negotiations for an Armistice
The Growth of the Israeli Republic
The Framework of Government
Legislature and Executive
A Bicephalous Judiciary
Crises of Israeli Democracy
An Entanglement of Parties
Government by Coalition
The Bureaucracy
Demagoguery
Religion and State
The Arab Minority: Citizenship and Military Government
The Arab Minority: Land and Economy
Communal Structure in an Alien Society
Ingathering and the Struggle for Economic Survival
The Gates Open
The Oriental Immigration
The Shock of Absorption
Efforts to Disperse and Feed a Population
The Crisis of the Israeli Economy
The Role of the Public Sector
The Immigration Resumes, The Roots of Social Crisis
The North African Malaise
The Economy Revives
The Search for Peace and Security
The Realities of Israel's Foreign Policy
The Palestine Conciliation Commission, The Status of Jerusalem
The Arab Refugees: The Fate of Abandoned Property
The Arab Refugees: Repatriation versus Resettlement
A Flickering of Border Violence
Demilitarized Zones and Fedayeen
The Dynamics of Arab Belligerency
The Mechanics of Arab Belligerency
Israel Looks to the West
The Quest for Soviet Friendship
A Crisis of Conscience: To Negotiate with Germany
The Treaty of Luxembourg and Shilumim
The Balance Sheet
Sinai and Suez
Nasser Casts a Shadow
Israel in Isolation
Dayan Creates a Fighting Force
The Search for an Ally
Nasser Issues a Challenge
Israel Is Brought into the Picture
Operation Kadesh Is Launched
"The Separation of Combatants"
Operation Kadesh Is Completed
A World in Outrage
Israel Holds Out for Safeguards
A Formula Is Devised
Years of Economic and Social Growth
The Emergence of a Nation
The Conquest of Land and Water
The Desert Unlocked, The Seas Opened
The "Takeoff" Point
The Arab Minority
Israeli Jewry's "Other Half"
A Decade of Political and Diplomatic Achievement
The Crisis of the Political Establishment: The Lavon Affair
The Aftermath: A Reconstruction of Parties
The Eichmann Trial
The Courtship of Germany
Weapons and Diplomacy
Israel, France, and the European Economic Community
Israel and the Developing Nations
The Israeli-African Honeymoon
Cultural and Ideological Currents
The Rise of an Arab Intelligentsia
The Growth of a Majority Culture: Education and Science
The Search for Identity and Style
Literature of the Soul: The "Jewish" Generation
"The Palmach Generation"-And After
The Crisis of Conscience
The Confrontation with Orthodoxy in Israel
Who Is a Jew?
The Struggle for Flexibility Within Orthodoxy
The Quest for Spiritual Alternatives
The Six-Day War
A Fluctuation of Nasser's Fortunes
A Syrian Tiger Is Loosed
Moscow Rides the Tiger
Nasser Returns to Gaza and Sharm es-Sheikh
A Blockade Reimposed
Diplomatic Agony, Political Crisis
A Massing of Arab Strength
The Sources of Israeli Military Power
The Decision to Attack
An Aerial Thunderbolt, A Mailed Fist
A Confusion of Arab Purposes
The World in Shock
Israel Conquers Sinai
"Jerusalem the Golden"
Retribution on the Golan Heights
A Diplomatic Consolidation
Israel as Empire
A Regime of Improvisation: Jerusalem
The West Bank
Israel Waits for a "Phone Call"
Israel Tightens Its Grip
The Rise of Arab Guerrilla Resistance
The Economic Impact of Israeli Occupation
The War of Attrition
The Soviets Enlarge Their Presence
The Mutation of Arab Guerrilla Resistance
The Rise of Prosperity
Israel's Administered "Common Market"
Conflicting Visions of Israel's Territorial Future
Israel and World Jewry
A Mobilization of the Diaspora
Israel Reformulates Zionism
The Crisis of American Zionism
The Diaspora Pays Its Dues
The Reconstruction of the Jewish Agency
The "Jews of Silence"
The Upheaval of Soviet Jewry
The War of the Day of Judgment
The Politics of Complacency
A Reevaluation of Military Posture
Sadat Reaches a Decision
Sadat Completes His Preparations
A Failure of Israeli Intelligence
Avalanche Out of the North
A Tidal Wave Across the Canal
A Reevaluation of Priorities
A Competition of Patrons
Stabilization and Counterattack
A Reversal of Fortunes in the South
The Soviets in Panic
Israel Cedes a Corridor
Aftermath of an Earthquake
Israel in Isolation Again
Shuttle Diplomacy and First-Stage Disengagement
A Political Changing of the Guard
The Costs of an Indeterminate Victory
A Crisis of Shuttle Diplomacy
Disengagement and Breathing Space
Continuing Dangers
Rabin's Years of Sufferance
The Likud Era Begins
Labor's Final Epitaph
An Electoral Upheaval
Israel Turns to the Right
"The Enemy Within"
An Accommodation with Egypt
Sadat in Quest of Peace
A Hegira to Jerusalem
The Cold Light of Dawn
Retreat and Breakthrough
The Frameworks of Agreement
Sadat's Equivocation, Carter's Gamble
A Pilgrimage to the Middle East
Romantic Nationalism and Realpolitik
The New Palestinians
A Paralysis of Dialogue
A Fixation on Settlement
The Realities of Settlement
A Disaffection from Revisionism
Malaise on the Domestic Scene
Seizing the Political Offensive: Jerusalem
A Visitation to Osiraq
Revisionism at the Apogee
A Revalidated Political Imprimatur
Retribution in Egypt
The Religionists Claim Their Price
The Nationalists Claim Their Price
A Blueprint for "Pragmatic" Settlement
Carrot and Stick in Palestine
A Fulminance of Jewish Vigilantism
Israel in Lebanon
A Rolling Thunder from the North
Ariel Sharon's Mailed Fist
Operation Peace for the Galilee
Operation Big Pines
The Ugly Israeli
The Failed Gamble
Sabra and Shatila
Assad Vetoes an Accord
Menachem Begin's Moment of Truth
A Crisis of Israeli Spirit, of Diaspora Loyalty
A Sophistication of Majority Culture
Confrontation into Kulturkampf?
A Brutalization of Civic Rectitude
A Waning of Diaspora Patience
A Reappraisal of Loyalties
The Era of Unity Governments
Electioneering on the Economic Brink
An End to Adventurism
The Struggle for Economic Stabilization
Toward a Scientific Society
Israel as Armorer
Iran-Contra: The Israeli Connection
A Redeeming Territorial Moderation
The Wages of Immobilism
Peres's Diplomatic Gamesmanship
A Political Rollover
The Storm before the Storm
Palestinian Intifada, Israeli Retrenchment
A Resurgent Immigration from Eastern Europe
The Price of Revived Territorialism
An Exhaustion of American Forbearance
A Tormented Road to Peace
A Firestorm from the Gulf
Operation Desert Storm: The Israeli Dimension
Operation Desert Storm: Dividends and Debts
A Diplomatic Respectability
The Madrid Conference-and Beyond
Labor's Political Reincarnation
Background to a Diplomatic Revolution
A Scandinavian Door to Palestine
An Experimental Palestinian Empowerment
An Erratic Journey toward Normalization
A Partner to the East
A Deterioration of the Rabin-Peres Legacy
A Post-Rabin Valedictory
Peres's Legacy to Rabin
Rabin's Syrian Legacy
A Belated Flexing of Muscles
An Anti-Oslo Backlash
The Peace Process in Netanyahu's Extremis
An Advent of Clintonian Diplomacy
Clinton as Senior Partner
Ehud Barak's Two Years
A Paralysis of Negotiations, A Deterioration of Likud Governance
"The Most Decorated Soldier"
Barak's Syrian Option
In Pursuit of Hafez al-Assad
Barak's Palestinian Option
Ariel Sharon Takes a Walk
Clinton's Middle Eastern Valedictory
The Reincarnation of Ariel Sharon
The Bulldozer as Prime Minister
Ariel Sharon Organizes a Government
Arafat and Sharon Revert to Type
The George W. Bush Administration: Overture to a Middle East Diplomacy
The Reconquest of Palestine
An Electoral Reconfirmation
Sharon Builds a Fence
Alternate Sponsorships for Peace
The Bulldozer as Statesman
Overture to a Tactical Withdrawal
A Political Reconfiguration
Jewless in Gaza
And for the Rest of Palestine...?
Israel Faces the Twenty-First Century
A Russian Success Story
Economic Liberalization, Technological Innovation
"Constitutional" Liberalization
Stylistic Artistry, Moral Sophistication
Stepchildren of Israel
A Social Disequilibrium
A Mottled Landscape
A Cold Peace, An Existential Threat
Crime and Brutalization
A Burgeoning Kulturkampf
From Kulturkampf to Incipient Civil War
A Diaspora Irredentism
Jerusalem: A Defusable Time Bomb?
A Tale of Two Elections
A Middle Eastern Hour of Decision
The Rockets of Lebanon
Seeking a Diplomatic Breathing Space
The Reckoning
A Lingering Vacuum of Great Power Statesmanship
A Tenuous Horizon
Bibliography
Index
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