The Zionist Movement was born in the wake of Jewish emancipation in Western Europe, and at a time of increased persecution in Eastern Europe. This volume addresses the intellectual, social and political ramifications of Jewish settlement in Eretz Israel before the creation of the State of Israel.

chapter |9 pages


ByEfraim Karsh

part |60 pages

Nations, Nationalism and State-Building

chapter |19 pages

Sacred Territories and National Conflict

ByAnthony D. Smith

chapter |11 pages

From ‘State within a State' to State

ByDavid Vital

part |108 pages

The Making of the Yishuv