The Resource The Balfour Declaration : the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict, Jonathan Schneer

The Balfour Declaration : the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict, Jonathan Schneer

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The Balfour Declaration : the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict
Title
The Balfour Declaration
Title remainder
the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Schneer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on new research, The Balfour Declaration gets to the heart of the present crisis in the Middle East by going back to the roots of the conflict in a British government communication of autumn of 1917
Summary
Chronicles the history of the 1917 document that set in motion the establishment of the Israeli state, reshaped the Middle East and influenced present-day tensions, in an account that reveals the politics that went into its creation
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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349991
Cataloging source
QPPL
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Schneer, Jonathan
Dewey number
956.04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Zionism
  • Zionism
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Palestine
  • Great Britain
  • Turkey
Target audience
adult
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the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict
Label
The Balfour Declaration : the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict, Jonathan Schneer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 432 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780747599487
Other physical details
ill., ports., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a639206
  • (OCoLC)489194123
Label
The Balfour Declaration : the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict, Jonathan Schneer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 432 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780747599487
Other physical details
ill., ports., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a639206
  • (OCoLC)489194123

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