New York, Education Dept. , Zionist Organization Of America, 1937. Paperback. Item #37945
First edition. Original paper wrappers. 8vo. 31 pages; 23 cm. A Hitler-era detailed description of the history, economics, and accomplishments of various types of cooperatives in Palestine. Includes several charts, pictorial graphs, and black-and-white photographs of scenery and milking cows. Divided into various sections including “Cooperative Agricultural Colonies, ” “Relations with the Histadruth, ” and “Zerubabel Bank. ” “Cooperation grew almost naturally out of the pioneer conditions, the extreme difficulties of establishing one’s self in this long-neglected land, which made people band together in order to eke out an existence and make the place livable and fruitful for themselves and for future immigrants. The pioneering attitude of the settlers made them eager to try (or willing to subject themselves to) experiments in social and economic arrangement. ” Zionist Education Series No. 1. SUBJECT(S) : Cooperative societies, Palestine, Economics. OCLC lists 15 holdings worldwide. Some tearing and glue residue on binding. Very minimal markings. Slight toning. Very good condition. (zion-12-57).