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The Center Cannot Hold

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers Kirk’s most important critics and his responses to their criticisms. In particular, it examines the challenges from libertarians, Randians, and neoconservatives. It especially ... More


Sacred Soil

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the British Expeditionary Force's (EEF) pursuit of the Turkish forces in Jerusalem. With the EEF's capture of Junction Station, the Turks lost their railway connection to ... More


In Palestine, 1909–1911

Anita Shapira

in Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785273
eISBN:
9780804793131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785273.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Brenner arrived in Palestine in 1909 and stayed there until his death in 1921. Soon he was offered work at the journal Hapoel Hatzair, and for the first time he was able to make a living from his ... More


Days in May, 1921

Anita Shapira

in Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785273
eISBN:
9780804793131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785273.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Brenner and five of his associates were murdered by Arabs in the May 1921 riots that erupted in Jaffa. Brenner’s house was in the middle of an Arab area, and the efforts to evacuate Brenner did not ... More


The Jaffa Powerhouse

Ronen Shamir

in Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787062
eISBN:
9780804788687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787062.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter traces material and human links that enabled the construction of the first electric power-station of Palestine in Jaffa. While the original British concession stipulated the construction ... More


Let the Poles Act

Ronen Shamir

in Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787062
eISBN:
9780804788687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787062.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter follows the construction and expansion of an electric grid. It treats the grid as a heterogeneous work of assembly that requires the development of standardized forms of exchange and ... More


From State to Market

Ronen Shamir

in Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787062
eISBN:
9780804788687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787062.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers the relationship between the expanding grid and state-run projects and installations. It traces the role of commercial firms, government officials, politicians and engineers in ... More


Garden cities and suburbs in Palestine: the case of Tel Aviv

Miki Zaidman and Ruth Kark

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Zionist historiography, this chapter argues, has often referred to Ahuzat Bayit (the Jaffa neighbourhood from which Tel Aviv developed) as a unique phenomenon. Placing these ‘unique phenomenon’ ... More


Artists’ Colonies in Israel

Alec Mishory

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the history of artists’ colonies in Israel. An artists’ colony is a physical site where artists are expected to work collectively, inspiring and influencing each other’s ... More


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