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The Idea of Israel: A History of Zionism - JCTC2101

Year - 2019

Where did the idea of Israel originate? How has it been applied in the modern era? Explore the origins of modern Jewish nationalism, or Zionism, in the mid-nineteenth century and chart its development to the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. We also discuss the influences on the Zionist movement and relations under the Ottomans and the British.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week.

1x1hr exam (30%), class participation (10%), 1x500wd critical assessment of reading (10%), 1x500wd discussion board activity (10%), 1x2500wd research essay (40%)


12 credit points at 1000 level in the Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Modern Hebrew major.


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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