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Published: 29 March 1990

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195056488

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The Founding of Israeli Democracy, 1948-1967

Peter Y. Medding

This insightful study of Israel's founding period from 1948 to 1967 provides a lucid account of the political and historical conditions of the time, the state-building process, and the role of David Ben-Gurion and other politicians in moving from consensus politics to a majoritarian-like democracy. Medding's analysis is further enriched by his comparisons of the development of Israeli democracy with that of other countries.