The Shaping of Israeli Identity: Myth, Memory and Trauma (Paperback) book cover

The Shaping of Israeli Identity

Myth, Memory and Trauma

Edited by Robert Wistrich, David Ohana

© 1995 – Routledge

256 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780714641638
pub: 1995-06-01
$65.95
x
Hardback: 9780714646411
pub: 1995-06-01
$73.45
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315036236
pub: 2014-03-05
from $65.95
$46.17


FREE Standard Shipping!
e–Inspection Copy

Description

A dozen essays document the evolution of national myths in Israel as the heroic figures and events of independence and survival transmute into blind fanaticism, great-power manipulation, and traditional colonialism and genocide. Without passing any judgement on the changes, they delve into the meani

About the Series

Israeli History, Politics and Society

This series provides a multidisciplinary examination of all aspects of Israeli history, politics and society and serves as a means of communication between the various communities interested in Israel: academics, policy-makers, practitioners, journalists and the informed public.

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS026000
HISTORY / Middle East / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies