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The Shaping of Israeli Identity

Myth, Memory and Trauma

Edited by Robert Wistrich, David Ohana

Routledge – 1995 – 256 pages

Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

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    May 31st 1995
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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

Name: The Shaping of Israeli Identity: Myth, Memory and Trauma (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Robert Wistrich, David Ohana. 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...
Categories: Middle East Studies, Middle East Politics