Changing nationalism and Israel's “open frontier” on the West Bank

@article{Shafir1984ChangingNA,
  title={Changing nationalism and Israel's “open frontier” on the West Bank},
  author={Gershon Shafir},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  year={1984},
  volume={13},
  pages={803-827}
}
  • G. Shafir
  • Published 1 November 1984
  • Sociology
  • Theory and Society
ConclusionIsrael generally has not been thought of as exhibiting the dynamic typical to frontier societies. On the general historical plane, Jewish and European frontier ventures did not take place contemporaneously. By the time Jewish immigration to Palestine began, Turner concluded that the zone of “free land” in the continental United States was exhausted and, with the exception of the feeble attempt to settle in Kenya, no new targets were selected by Europeans.58 As far as Israeli history… 
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