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NORDAU, Max.

Autograph Speech Notes.

Stock Code
99084
London, 1900
£2,500

Autograph speech notes by Max Nordau, delivered before the opening of the Fourth Zionist Congress.

On August 11, 1900, two days before the opening of the Fourth Zionist Congress, the coordinators, wanting to introduce Zionist leaders to the Zionists of England, organised a gathering at the Great Assembly Hall in London. Over 8000 people crowded in the small hall in order to hear speeches by Theodor Herzl, Israel Zangwill, Frances Montefiore, Joseph Kaun and Max Nordau.
The offered speech notes were written by Nordau in dense handwriting on small leaves, with a typewritten title page. In this speech Nordau addresses at length the question of 'What is Zionismý', refuting the claims of the movement's opponents, rejecting the various solutions to 'The Jewish Question', as well as discussing antisemitism, Jewish financiers and other issues.

Max Nordau (1849-1923), physician, author and Jewish Zionist philosopher who coined the term 'Muskeljudentum' (Muscular Judaism), used to write down

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Description

14 pages (loose sheets) and [1] typed title page, approx. 21 cm. Text in German, handwritten in blue ink. Strips of paper mounted to left edge of leaves. Long tears to last leaf, reinforced with tape (on verso).

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