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Title:
The Balfour Declaration : the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict
Author:
Schneer, Jonathan.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xxix, 432 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Palestine before World War I -- Ottomanism, Arabism, and Sharif Hussein -- First steps toward the Arab revolt -- The next steps -- The Hussein-McMahon correspondence -- The Sykes-Picot agreement -- The Arab revolt begins -- Prewar British Jews -- Weizmann's first steps -- The assimilationists -- The road forks -- Forging the British-Zionist connection -- Defining the British-Arab connection -- Managing the British-Zionist connection -- Sokolow in France and Italy -- Revelation of the Sykes-Picot agreement -- British Muslims, the Anglo-Ottoman society, and the disillusioning of Marmaduke Pickthall -- The curious venture of J.R. Pilling -- Henry Morgenthau and the deceiving of Chaim Weizmann -- "The man who was Greenmantle" -- The Zaharoff gambit -- The ascendency of Chaim Weizmann -- Lawrence and the Arabs on the verge -- The declaration at last -- The declaration endangered -- A drawing together of threads.
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ISBN:
9781400065325
Format :
Book