Date on Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation
Many writers on Zionism endeavor to explain the causes that contributed to its creation and developments. Most of these writers are extremists in their views. Some ascribe Zionism to the internal force only. Others ascribe it to the external force only. The religionists gloat over the idea that modern Zionism is the result of inner yearning of the Jewish people for a restored Palestine, where the glory of God will be returned unto Zion. The nationalists believe that Zionism has come into existence because of external influences only. The Jew has been oppressed, discriminated against and persecuted. He attempted to assimilate racially and even religiously but was not welcomed by the environment. Therefore, Zionism has come into existence to offer a solution.
Mandelbaum, Albert N., "Zionism from Haran to Lausanne." (1929). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 898.