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Chasing utopia : the future of the kibbutz in a divided Israel, by David Leach

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Chasing utopia : the future of the kibbutz in a divided Israel
Title
Chasing utopia
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the future of the kibbutz in a divided Israel
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by David Leach
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eng
Summary
"Say the word 'Israel' today and it sparks images of walls and rockets and a bloody conflict without end. Yet for decades, the symbol of the Jewish State was the noble pioneer draining the swamps and making the deserts bloom: the legendary kibbutznik. So what ever happened to the pioneers' dream of founding a socialist utopia in the land called Palestine? Chasing Utopia: The Future of the Kibbutz in a Divided Israel draws readers into the quest for answers to the defining political conflict of our era. Acclaimed author David Leach revisits his raucous memories of life as a kibbutz volunteer and returns to meet a new generation of Jewish and Arab citizens struggling to forge a better future together. Crisscrossing the nation, Leach chronicles the controversial decline of Israel's kibbutz movement and witnesses a renaissance of the original vision for a peaceable utopia in unexpected corners of the Promised Land. Chasing Utopia is an entertaining and enlightening portrait of a divided nation where hope persists against the odds."--Publisher's description
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307.77/6095694
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no index present
LC call number
HX742.2.A3
LC item number
L43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Chasing utopia : the future of the kibbutz in a divided Israel, by David Leach
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Chasing utopia : the future of the kibbutz in a divided Israel, by David Leach
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-294)
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nc
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text
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txt
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Contents
Prologue : It is dangerous to read Facebook -- Who Killed the Kibbutz? Ghetto life in the finger of Galilee -- Between the hammer and the anvil -- A few grams of courage -- A village under siege -- The final solution -- Stories from the ass -- Moving the state -- The shouting fence -- The architecture of hope -- Look back to Galilee. Born this way -- Buried history -- Buying cat food with the King of Achziv -- Living in glass houses -- A dry season in the Garden of Eden -- Love and rockets -- More than a house -- Broken promises in the Promised Land -- Revival of faith -- Boxing hope
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23 cm.
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Extent
xiv, 304 pages
Isbn
9781770413405
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2016436380
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