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The British in Palestine

the mandatory government and Arab-Jewish conflict, 1917-1929

by Bernard Wasserstein

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Palestine
    • Subjects:
    • Jewish-Arab relations -- History -- 1917-1948.,
    • Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-265) and index.

      StatementBernard Wasserstein.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS126 .W34 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1878904M
      ISBN 100631175741
      LC Control Number90039270

      In July , the League of Nations entrusted Great Britain with the Mandate for izing "the historical connection of the Jewish people with Palestine," Great Britain was called upon to facilitate the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine-Eretz Israel (Land of Israel).   The League of Nations issued a British mandate for Palestine—a document that gave Britain the responsibility of establishing a Jewish national homeland in Palestine—which went into effect in .

        The book offers an important contribution to the history of the Middle East, and readers interested in political science, the history of the British Army, military history, Palestine and Israel will find in this book a new and innovative view of the : Alon Kadish. The British controlled Palestine for almost three decades, overseeing a succession of protests, riots and revolts by the Jewish and Palestinian Arab on: UNOG Library; ref.: C M VI.

        One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate Tom Segev Little, Brown, £25, pp Buy it at a discount at BOL. When General . In , Britain withdrew from Palestine, bringing to an end its 30 years of rule in the territory. What followed has been well-documented and is perhaps one of the most intractable problems of the post-imperial age. However, the long-standing connection between Britain and Palestine before May is also a fascinating story. This volume takes a fresh look at the years of the British mandate.


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