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The Israeli-American Connection examines the ways in which the American experience influenced some of the major leaders of the yishuv, the Jewish settlement in Palestine, during and between the world wars. In six biographical chapters, Michael Brown studies Vladimir Jabotinsky, Chaim Nahman Bialik, Berl Katznelson, Henrietta Szold, Golda Meir, and David Ben-Gurian, focusing on each leader's involvement with and image of America, as well as the impact of America on their lives and careers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
  2. pp. 5-6
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. 7-8
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. 9-10
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 11-12
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. 13-14
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  1. 1. Introduction: The Yishuv Discovers America
  2. pp. 15-34
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  1. 2. Vladimir Jabotinsky: A Politician Who Missed the Boat
  2. pp. 35-68
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  1. 3. Chaim Naḥman Bialik: America, A Cultural Wasteland with Promise
  2. pp. 69-100
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  1. 4. Berl Katznelson: A Man of the Spirit Confronts the Land of Dollars
  2. pp. 101-132
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  1. 5. Henrietta Szold: Health, Education, and Welfare, American-Style
  2. pp. 133-160
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  1. 6. Golda Meir: Minister of American Affairs
  2. pp. 161-196
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  1. 7. David Ben–Gurion: Building the American Alliance
  2. pp. 197-240
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  1. 8. Afterword
  2. pp. 241-246
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 247-352
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 353-356
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 357-378
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  1. Geographic and Name Index
  2. pp. 379-388
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  1. Subject Index
  2. pp. 389-396
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780814344583
Related ISBN
9780814344590
MARC Record
OCLC
1055142971
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-02
Open Access
Yes
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