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Author Troen, S. Ilan (Selwyn Ilan), 1940-
Title Imagining Zion : dreams, designs, and realities in a century of Jewish settlement / S. Ilan Troen.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003.

Author Troen, S. Ilan (Selwyn Ilan), 1940-
Subject Zionism -- Palestine -- History.
Jews -- Colonization -- Palestine -- History.
Agricultural colonies -- Palestine -- History.
Jews -- Palestine -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Jews -- Israel -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Moshavim -- History.
Kibbutzim -- History.
Urbanization -- Israel -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 341 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-324) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary This work shows how professionals & settlers have continually innovated plans for both rural & urban frontiers in response to competing demands for social & political ideologies & the need to achieve productivity, economic independence & security in the often hostile environment of Israel/Palestine.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""PART I: The Zionist Village""; ""Chapter 1. Covenantal Communities""; ""Chapter 2. Trial and Error in the Village Economy""; ""Chapter 3. The Economic Basis for Arab/Jewish Accommodation""; ""Chapter 4. The Village as Military Outpost""; ""PART II: Urban Zion""; ""Chapter 5. Tel Aviv: Vienna on the Mediterranean""; ""Chapter 6. Urban Alternatives: Modern Metropolis, Company Town, and Garden City""; ""Chapter 7. a€œImagined Communitiesa?: The Zionist Variation""; ""PART III: Post-Independence Opportunities and Necessities""
""Chapter 8. The Science and Politics of National Development""""Chapter 9. From New Towns to Development Towns""; ""Chapter 10. Israeli Villages: Transforming the Countryside""; ""Chapter 11. Establishing a Capital: Jerusalem, 1948a?1967""; ""Chapter 12. Contested Metropolis: Jerusalem After the 1967 War""; ""Epilogue: Israel into the Twenty-First Century""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
ISBN 9780300128000 (electronic bk.)
0300128002 (electronic bk.)
9780300094831 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0300094833 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 128251737
Additional Format Print version: Troen, S. Ilan (Selwyn Ilan), 1940- Imagining Zion. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003 0300094833 9780300094831 (DLC) 2002151900 (OCoLC)50866896

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