The Resource Bibi : the turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu, Anshel Pfeffer

Bibi : the turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu, Anshel Pfeffer

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Bibi : the turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu
Title
Bibi
Title remainder
the turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu
Statement of responsibility
Anshel Pfeffer
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A deeply reported biography of the controversial Israeli Prime Minister, showing that we cannot understand Israel today without first understanding the man who leads it. For many in Israel and elsewhere, Benjamin Netanyahu is anathema, an embarrassment, even a precursor to Donald Trump. But he continues to dominate Israeli public life. How can we explain his rise, his hold on Israeli politics, and his outsized role on the world's stage? In Bibi, journalist Anshel Pfeffer reveals the formative influence of Netanyahu's grandfather and father, who bequeathed to him a brand of Zionism integrating Jewish nationalism and religious traditionalism. Pfeffer argues that we must understand Netanyahu as embodying the triumph of the underdogs in the Zionist enterprise over the secular liberals who founded the nation. As he demonstrates in this penetrating biography, Netanyahu's Israel is a hybrid of ancient phobia and high-tech hope, tribalism and globalism -- just like the man himself
Summary
For many in Israel and elsewhere, Benjamin Netanyahu is anathema, an embarrassment, even a precursor to Donald Trump. But he continues to dominate Israeli public life. How can we explain his rise, his hold on Israeli politics, and his outsized role on the world's stage?
Biography type
individual biography
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10658215
Cataloging source
BT
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Pfeffer, Anshel
Dewey number
956.9405/5092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Netanyahu, Binyamin
  • Prime ministers
  • Israel
Target audience
adult
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the turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu
Label
Bibi : the turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu, Anshel Pfeffer
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 423 pages
Isbn
9781849049887
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Bibi : the turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu, Anshel Pfeffer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 423 pages
Isbn
9781849049887
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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