Chasing Utopia

Chasing Utopia

The Future of the Kibbutz in A Divided Israel

Book - 2016
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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. Chasing Utopia draws readers into the quest for answers to the defining political conflict of our era. 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.
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781770413405
Branch Call Number: 307.776095694 Lea
Characteristics: xiv, 304 pages ; 23 cm

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