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Britain, Palestine and empire : the mandate years / edited by Rory Miller, King's College London, UK.

Contributor(s): Miller, Rory, 1971- [editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Surrey, England ; Burlington, USA : Ashgate Publishing Company, [2010]Copyright date: c2010Description: xiii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780754668084 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Mandates -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century | Politics and culture -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century | Imperialism -- History -- 20th century | Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948 | Palestine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1948 | Palestine -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1948 | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Palestine | Palestine -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain | BAEPS, Political Science June2021Genre/Form: -- Reading book DDC classification: 956.9404
Contents:
Flawed foundations: the Balfour Declaration and the Palestine mandate / James Renton -- The impact of league oversight on British policy in Palestine / Susan Pedersen -- "Our Jerusalem": Bertha Spafford Vester and Christianity in Palestine during the British mandate / Heleen Murre-van den Berg -- Views of Palestine in British art in wartime and peacetime, 1914-1948 / Antoine Capet -- "Unholy statistics in the Holy Land": the fallacy of growth in the Palestinian rural economy during the 1920s and 1930s / Amos Nadan -- The Peel Commission and partition, 1936-1938 / Penny Sinanoglou -- Lawlessness was the law: British armed forces, the legal system, and brutality in Palestine during the Arab revolt, 1936-39 / Matthew Hughes -- "An oriental Ireland": thinking about Palestine in terms of the Irish question during the mandatory era / Rory Miller -- Sir Alan Cunningham and the view from Government House, 1945-48 / Motti Golani.
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Includes index.

Flawed foundations: the Balfour Declaration and the Palestine mandate / James Renton -- The impact of league oversight on British policy in Palestine / Susan Pedersen -- "Our Jerusalem": Bertha Spafford Vester and Christianity in Palestine during the British mandate / Heleen Murre-van den Berg -- Views of Palestine in British art in wartime and peacetime, 1914-1948 / Antoine Capet -- "Unholy statistics in the Holy Land": the fallacy of growth in the Palestinian rural economy during the 1920s and 1930s / Amos Nadan -- The Peel Commission and partition, 1936-1938 / Penny Sinanoglou -- Lawlessness was the law: British armed forces, the legal system, and brutality in Palestine during the Arab revolt, 1936-39 / Matthew Hughes -- "An oriental Ireland": thinking about Palestine in terms of the Irish question during the mandatory era / Rory Miller -- Sir Alan Cunningham and the view from Government House, 1945-48 / Motti Golani.

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