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Agrindus : Integration of AGRIculture and INDUStries

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This is a fascinating insight into some of the most important thinking of the industrial revolution in Israel.


Technological revolution, rapid industrialization and higher levels of productivity all drew more and more people from the agricultural workforce and new ideas were needed to combat this serious loss of labour.


At the time this book was first published, Professor Halperim's had somthing new and original to offer. He argued that agriculture could be combined with industry without undermining that age-old social asset, the village community, and bring it into line with changing conditions.


As he predicted the development of areas comprising a score or more of villages, ranging around non-agriculture has been preserved, and rural society has continued to exist although it has assumed different forms. The name proposed by the author for this new formation is Agrindus, as it expresses the integration of AGRiculture and INDUStries.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 12.45mm | 340g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138879754
  • 9781138879751

Table of contents

1. Introduction


2. The Theme


3. Metamorphosis of an Idea


4. G'dud Ha'avoda - The Labour Corps


5. Workers' Enterprise


6. Industry in the Worker's Settlements


7. Municipalization


8. Inter-Regional Enterprise


9. Upper Galilee


10. The Jordan Valley


11. Sha'ar Hanegev


12. The Lachish District


13. Hefer Valley


14. The B'sor District


15. Other Regional Councils


16. Development Towns


17. Summary and Conclusions
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About Haim Halperim

This is a fascinating insight into some of the most important thinking of the industrial revolution in Israel.


Technological revolution, rapid industrialization and higher levels of productivity all drew more and more people from the agricultural workforce and new ideas were needed to combat this serious loss of labour.


At the time this book was first published, Professor Halperim's had somthing new and original to offer. He argued that agriculture could be combined with industry without undermining that age-old social asset, the village community, and bring it into line with changing conditions.


As he predicted the development of areas comprising a score or more of villages, ranging around non-agriculture has been preserved, and rural society has continued to exist although it has assumed different forms. The name proposed by the author for this new formation is Agrindus, as it expresses the integration of AGRiculture and INDUStries.
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