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kibbutz movement a history by Henry Near

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Published by Published for the Littman Library by Oxford University Press, Distributed in the U.S. by B"nai B"rith Book Service in Oxford [England], New York, Washington, DC, USA .
Written in English


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StatementHenry Near.
SeriesThe Littman library of Jewish civilization, Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
LC ClassificationsHX742.2.A3 N32 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1869428M
ISBN 100197100694, 1874774064
LC Control Number90027894

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Sep 17,  · A Living Revolution: Anarchism in the Kibbutz Movement [James Horrox, Uri Gordon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Living Revolution explores the foundations of the kibbutz movement, providing a detailed look at its early economicCited by: 7. The two volumes of this work comprise the first comprehensive history of the kibbutz movement in any language. Origins and Growth covers the first thirty years of this fascinating story, from the formation of the kibbutz in the opening years of the twentieth century to the eve of the Second World War. The kibbutz is a social experiment in collective living that challenges traditional economic theory. By sharing all income and resources equally among its members, the kibbutz system created strong incentives to free ride or—as in the case of the most educated and skilled—to depart for the city. Starting in the early 20th century, Jewish settlers in Palestine established horizontally-managed communities called kibbutzim. The Romni group, founders of the first kibbutz in , defined it as "a cooperative community without exploiters or exploited". Within the movement, anarchist influences have existed uneasily aside an allegiance to Zionist settler-colonialism.

However, some are employed in regional kibbutz enterprises, a few are sent by the kibbutz to perform educational and political functions under the aegis of its national movement, and others pursue their own special talent or profession outside the kibbutz framework. A Living Revolution: Anarchism in the Kibbutz Movement — Book Excerpt. Posted on September 11th, in AK Book Excerpts. Today’s excerpt from a recent AK Press book, comes from James Horrox’s A Living Revolution: Anarchism in the Kibbutz were very excited when we first received James’s book proposal way back when. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Oct 05,  · In the coming days, the Kibbutz Movement, which unites all of the country’s kibbutzim, will launch, a social networking site along the lines of Facebook, where former Author: RUTH EGLASH.