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Die landwirtschaftliche Kolonisation der zionistischen Organisation in Palästina

Ruppin, Dr. Arthur*

Published by Berlin, 1925
Condition: Fair-Good Soft cover

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Quarto. 205, [1]pp. Original printed wrappers. Authoritative monograph on the agricultural colonization of the Zionist organization in Palestine. Head and tail of spine chipped. Wrappers foxed and sunned along edges. Upper back corner bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Tail of spine chipped. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in German. Wrappers in overall poor to fair, interior in good+ condition. * Dr. Arthur Ruppin (1876-1943) was born in Germany. At age 15, family poverty forced him to go to work. Nonetheless, he was able to complete his studies in law and economics. He was to distinguish himself both in furthering practical Zionist settlement and in the academic world. Ruppin joined the Zionist Organization in 1905. In 1907 he was sent by David Wolfsohnn, the President of the Zionist Organization, to study the condition of the Jewish Yishuv (community in Palestine) and to investigate the possibilities for development of agriculture and industry. He reported on what he saw, which was not good, and gave recommendations for improving the situation. In 1908 Ruppin came to live in Israel in accordance with the decision of the eighth Zionist Congress. He opened the Palestine Bureau (also known as "Eretz Yisrael Office") of the Zionist organization in Yaffo, with the aim of directing the settlement activities of the Zionist movement. His support for the communal settlement idea helped to solve the practical economic problems of how to deal with the harsh realities of agricultural settlement for Jews in Palestine. His work made "practical Zionism" possible and shaped the direction of the second Aliya. Bookseller Inventory # 35614

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Title: Die landwirtschaftliche Kolonisation der ...

Publisher: Berlin

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Fair-Good

Edition: First edition.

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