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Lot #    14211
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:15:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    La Tragedia Dell' Assimilazione
Author    [Zionism - First Ed.] Max Nordau
City    Rome
Publisher    Federazione Sionistica Italiana
Publication Date    1923
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First Italian edition. 15 pp., title wrappers, [1] p. intro., 234:160 mm., usual age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in the original title wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   The tragedy of assimilation, a Zionist oriented paper by Max Nordau translated and distributed by the Italian Zionist Society in Rome.

Max Nordau (Simon Maximilian Suedfeld; 18491923), co-founder of the World Zionist Organization, philosopher, writer, orator, and physician. Born in Pest, the son of Rabbi Gabriel Suedfeld, Nordau received a traditional Jewish education and remained an observant Jew until his eighteenth year, when he became a militant naturalist and evolutionist. In 1875 he earned an M.D. degree at the University of Pest, and he settled in Paris in 1880 as a practicing physician. Nordau's career in journalism dates back to his childhood. In 1867 he joined the staff of the Pester Lloyd, and in time he became a correspondent for leading newspapers in the Western world, including the Vossische Zeitung in Berlin, the Neue Freie Presse in Vienna, and La Nacin in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He died in Paris in 1923 and was interred in the Old Cemetery in Tel Aviv in 1926.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Zionism
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Italian
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica