Sample History Book Review on History of Zionism

History of Zionism and the making of the Modern State of Israel

The document was written by Martin Pertez and it is being addressed to the public, this suggests that the view reflected in the document is meant for the public consumption. The general observing pubic is likely to get insights on the making of Israel from the author’s point of view. The document provides a historical background of Zionism; it provides an overall view of Israel and the making of the modern state of Israel.

Zionism did not spring full blown from a void with the creation of the Zionist movement in 1897.[1]

The document was written to inform and it is in the form of an article from a journal. The document might cause a form of bias on Zionism by trying to insist on the personal opinion of the author.

The author is credible and had reliable knowledge of the events and phenomenon, the author gets his credibility from researches from other sources. The author relates the events described in the article by comparing his opinion with researched information from other sources, which are reliable. The author is telling the truth because he does not have any interests in the history of Zionism and the making of the nation of Israel.

The article is not skewed to any religion direction but provide facts as they are, the information found in the article corroborates with information from other primary, and secondary sources. The document is credible and reliable because it presents information as seen in other sources. I would want to compare the information with articles written by other people on the same subject. The claims of the article will appear to be credible if it corroborates with information found in other sources for instance peer reviewed journals.

 

Works cited

Don-Yehiya, Eliezer. “Messianism and Politics: The Ideological Transformation of Religious Zionism.” Israel Studies 19.2 (2014): 239-263. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Oct. 2015.

[1] Don-Yehiya, Eliezer. “Messianism and Politics: The Ideological Transformation of Religious Zionism.” Israel Studies 19.2 (2014): 239-263. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Oct. 2015.