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Special Topics in History; Zionism, the Yishuv, and Palestine under the Ottomans and the British Mandate, 1881-1948

To understand modern Israel one has to understand Zionism. In the Yishuv period (1881-1948) the Jews developed their future state governing instituions, economy, military, culture, identity and relations with thelocal Arab population. The course's main focus is the history and the development of the Zionist idea since its inception in the 19th century untilthe establishment of Israel in 1948. No previous background required.

Sister Courses: HIST219B, HIST219C, HIST219E, HIST219F, HIST219I, HIST219J, HIST219K, HIST219M, HIST219N, HIST219O, HIST219P, HIST219Q, HIST219R, HIST219T, HIST219V, HIST219W, HIST219X, HIST219Y, HIST219Z

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