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Published by Portland, Or., Y.I. Ben-Zvi in London, F. Cass, Jerusalem .
Written in English



  • Israel,
  • Palestine


  • Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973,
  • Zionists -- Palestine -- Biography,
  • Prime ministers -- Israel -- Biography,
  • Zionism -- History,
  • Israel -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Ronald W. Zweig.
ContributionsZweig, Ronald W.
LC ClassificationsDS125.3.B37 D39 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2027200M
ISBN 100714634239
LC Control Number91003206

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