The Shaping of Israeli Identity

Myth, Memory and Trauma

Edited by Robert Wistrich, David Ohana

© 1995 – Routledge

256 pages

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About the Book

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.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Middle East / General