Traces the development of Jewish settlements in Gush Etzion and in the area south of Bethlehem, and analyses the process of settlement at the end of the British Mandate. This volume sheds light on the reasons behind the establishment of settlements in this area, pointing out the unique challenge facing settlers in a high mountain region in Eretz Israel.
Danacode:   110-10311 ISBN:  965-226-136-X Language:   Hebrew Pages:   304 Weight:   600 gr Dimensions:  16X23 cm Publication Date:   01/1992 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
This volume explores the KKL and its impact on the geographic and cultural / symbolic space of the land of Israel, and the historical geography of the Lower Galilee from the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth century.
This pioneering study paves the way for new research in the subject of nature preservation in Israel. The book is based mainly on records from government archives, only recently made available.