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The Kibbutz Movement: A History, Crisis and Achievement, 1939-1995 v. 2
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The Kibbutz Movement: A History, Crisis and Achievement, 1939-1995 v. 2 (Paperback)

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Synopsis

This volume continues the narrative account of

the history of the kibbutz movement from the outbreak of the Second World War

onwards. This period included a number of dramatic and complex developments:

the effects of the world war and the Holocaust on the kibbutzim and their youth

movements; the political struggles which led to the end of the British mandate;

the War of Independence, including the role of the Palmach and the political

controversy it engendered; the crises which followed the establishment of the

State of Israel and the politics of the kibbutz movement in the early years of

independence; and the kibbutzim's gradual adaptation to their new position in

Israeli society and to the problems and challenges of a multi-generational

society in the late twentieth century.



Although the detailed narrative ends in 1977

(when the Israeli political system, and the status of the kibbutz, underwent a

radical change), it is followed by a detailed overview describing the many

developments which took place between 1977 and 1995.











Much of the material is new in any language, and

virtually all is new in English. Throughout, economic developments, immigration

and agricultural settlement, political and ideological issues, and internal

social developments are presented as interdependent and as vitally affected

by-and often affecting-the changing fortunes of the Jewish people, the Zionist

movement, and the Jewish community in Palestine/Israel. But the kibbutzim are

also presented as a special instance of a widespread social phenomenon:

communal and co-operative societies.

History & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyMiddle Eastern historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReligious groups: social & cultural aspectsJewish studies Publisher: Liverpool University Press Publication Date: 01/12/2007 ISBN-13: 9781874774396  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Henry Near was Professor Emeritus in the Jewish History and Education Departments at Oranim Academic College and the University of Haifa and had been a member of Kibbutz Beit Ha'emek since 1955. He was the author of The Kibbutz and Society, 1923-1933 (1984), Studies in the Third Aliyah, 1919-1924 (with B. Ben-Avram, 1995), and Living in a Kibbutz (5th edition 1991). The prize-winning first volume of his history of the kibbutz movement appeared in 1992. He died in 2012.

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