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By Tom Segev

Tom Segev’s acclaimed One Palestine, Complete and The 7th Million overturned accredited perspectives of the background of Israel. Now, in 1967, he brings his masterful talents to the watershed 12 months whilst six days of warfare reshaped the rustic and the total region.

Going some distance past an army account, Segev re-creates the apocalyptic weather in Israel ahead of the conflict in addition to the country’s bravado after its victory. He introduces the mythical figures—Moshe Dayan, Golda Meir, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and Lyndon Johnson—and an epic forged of infantrymen, lobbyists, refugees, and settlers. He finds as by no means sooner than Israel’s intimacy with the White residence, and the political rivalries that sabotaged any likelihood of peace. exceptionally, Segev demanding situations the view that the struggle used to be inevitable, exhibiting that at the back of the bloodshed used to be a sequence of disastrous miscalculations.

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Pingsmann, is a very worthy man, but he has nothing to do with our return. When we return to Germany, the secular clergy will submit to us, as they have done hitherto, though very reluctantly, it is true. Our Order is a very different power from the loosely connected secular clergy. gle seul leur prMue &witk. “* This egotism of the Order is not incompatible with individual Jesuit unsel&&ness, which not infrequently rises to heroism, and I am far from denying it. The individual Jesuit sacrifices himself, with all that he is and has, to the Order.

But an occasional pretence of such feelings is also in the interests of the Order. I have already brought forward numerous proofs of this egotism, as manifested in the work of education and the bringing up of the young. Since, however, this side of Jesuit egotism is particularly pernicious because it extends into the world outside Jesuitism, I will supplement the particulars by further historical facts. Prantl, in his History of the Ludwig-Maximilian Univers;ly, gives a clear statement, based on original documents, of the egotistical intrigues of the Order at the Ingolstadt University during a period of more than two centuries (1550-1773).

Had confirmed and repeated the decision made by his most blessed predecessor. ” The Archbishop goes on to speak of Jesuit manuals which have been condemned in high places and others recommended in their stead. ] to set aside the historic right of the Bishop of Prague to the Chancellorship, and request the surrender of the University to their sole authority, and had provisionally attained their object. * Friedrich, Beitrcige zur Ge-mhiohte da Jeauitenordene, p. 86. , 417 et 8q. vdkeachde, p. 280 (1) ; oompleta text Theory and Practice of the Vows 53 The Emperor commanded that the adherents of the Bohemian denomination were to leave the University buildings and surrender the same, as well as all other possessions, to the direction of the Jesuits from henceforth.

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