The Resource Britain's Moment in Palestine : Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948, (electronic resource)

Britain's Moment in Palestine : Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948, (electronic resource)

Label
Britain's Moment in Palestine : Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948
Title
Britain's Moment in Palestine
Title remainder
Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 to fund the administration of Palestine, but also her own regional imperial projects. But in the mid-1930s, as the clouds of World War Two gathered, Britain's commitm
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 956.94/04
  • 956.9404
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS126 .C5316 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Israeli History, Politics and Society
Label
Britain's Moment in Palestine : Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn871224342
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (549 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317913641
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b30246623
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871224342
  • ebl1317913647

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