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Britain's Moment in Palestine : Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948.

Author: Mike Cohen, (Guitarist)
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Cass series--Israeli history, politics, and society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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In 1917, the British issued the Balfour Declaration for military and strategic reasons. This book analyses why and how the British took on the Palestine Mandate. It explores how their interests and policies changed during its course and why they evacuated the country in 1948. During the first decade of the Mandate the British enjoyed an influx of Jewish capital mobilized by the Zionists which enabled them not only  Read more...
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Cohen, Michael J.
Britain's Moment in Palestine : Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Cohen, (Guitarist)
ISBN: 9781317913641 1317913647
OCLC Number: 871224342
Description: 1 online resource (549 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of plates; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and glossary; Introduction; 1 Britain and Zionism: The domestic context; 2 World War One: Britain assumes the Palestine mandate; 3 Palestine and the Near East, 1919-23; 4 The military administration, 1918-20; 5 Colonial Palestine; 6 Redefining policy in Palestine; 7 1923: The Balfour Declaration challenged; 8 Paying for Empire in the 1920s; 9 The Yishuv economy in the 1920s; 10 The unravelling of the mandate, 1929-31; 11 The Arab rebellion, I: April-October 1936. 12 The Arab rebellion, II: July 1937-April 193913 Appeasement in the Middle East, 1937-39; 14 World War Two: The Jews; 15 The Allies, the Zionists and the Holocaust; 16 World War Two: The British and the Arabs; 17 The Arabs and Nazi Germany; 18 The Mufti of Jerusalem in Berlin, 1941-45; 19 Why the British left; 20 The British lose control in Palestine; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cass series--Israeli history, politics, and society.
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"This book provides a comprehensive analysis of British policies in Palestine during the 28 years for which it held the League of Nations Mandate. It examines how and why they conquered Palestine,  Read more...

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Michael Cohen has written a comprehensive and fair-minded account of the Palestine mandate from the antecedents of the Balfour declaration in 1917 to the consequences of the founding of the state of Read more...

 
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