5 edition of The Balfour Declaration found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -416) and index.
|LC Classifications||DS125.5 .S366 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxix, 432 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||432|
|LC Control Number||2009040007|
Contained on a single page, the Balfour Declaration was sent by Arthur Balfour, the British Foreign Secretary, to Lord Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community, in November It read, in part, “His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.”. The influence of the Balfour Declaration on the course of post-war events was immediate: According to the “mandate” system created by the Versailles Treaty of , Britain was entrusted with.
A book crucial to understanding the Middle East as it is today, The Balfour Declaration is a riveting volume about the ancient faiths and timeless treacheries that continue to drive global events. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY The Balfour Declaration was not, in and of itself, the source of trouble in a land that previously had been more or less at peace, but nor was it a mere signpost on a .
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The subtitle of Jonathan Schneer's book "The Balfour Declaration" is "The Origins of the Arab Israeli Conflict". This book isn't about that conflict, nor is it really about The Balfour Declaration. This book is about the fall of the two history's largest empires, the Ottoman and the British empire/5.
The Balfour Declaration was a public statement issued by the British government in during the First World War announcing support for the establishment of a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine, then an Ottoman region with a small minority Jewish population.
The declaration was contained in a letter dated 2 November from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur Author(s): Walter Rothschild, Arthur Balfour, Leo. Winner of the National Jewish Book Award Issued in London inthe Balfour Declaration was one of the key documents of the twentieth century.
It committed Britain to supporting the establishment in Palestine of “a National Home for the Jewish people,” and 4/4(50). In The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Jonathan Schneer ’78GSAS, a professor of history at Georgia Tech who specializes in modern Britain, has put together a mass of material to decipher how the British got themselves and many others into a long-drawn mess.
He concludes that there was no Machiavellian conspiracy. (The Balfour Declaration – Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine. Bernard Regan. Verso, London/NY, ) With the th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a number of books have been published covering the topic in different ways.
Bernard Regan’s The Balfour Declaration adds. Balfour Declaration, statement on November 2,of British support for ‘the establishment in Palestine of a national home for Jewish people.’ It was The Balfour Declaration book in a letter from the British foreign secretary to a leader of the Anglo-Jewish community and was later included in the British mandate over Palestine.
The Balfour declaration thus finds its place among a multitude of fruitless schemes and indulgent fantasies, except, of course, that in this case, surprisingly, the British by and large kept their Author: Tom Segev.
I vote Palestine: The Reality as the best book available examining the Balfour Declaration. It is to be hoped that The Daily Mail will find a suitable way to commemorate the memory of one of its greatest and most courageous journalists. John McHugo is a trustee of the Balfour Project.
The Balfour Declaration was a November 2, letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Lord Rothschild that made public the British support of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
The Balfour Declaration led the League of Nations to entrust the United Kingdom with the Palestine Mandate in Author: Jennifer Rosenberg. This is the most original exposition of the Balfour Declaration to date.”—The Washington Post “[A] comprehensive study, richly documented The way [Schneer] reveals the characters behind the diplomatic papers, bringing them to life, makes his book particularly enjoyable.”—The New York Times Book Review/5(16).
“In this major account of the Balfour Declaration, Bernard Regan’s timely book sheds light on the most powerful symbol of the official British–Zionist alliance over the last century. It deserves to be widely read by those yearning for truth and reconciliation in the Middle East” – Professor Nur Masalha, SOAS, University of London.
The book is arranged thematically in six chapters: Chapter One “War, Empire and Palestine”, Chapter Two: “The Balfour Declaration, Self-Determination and Palestinian Opposition”, Chapter Three “The Mandate and Palestinian Politics”, Chapter Four “Social, Economic and Political Features of Palestinian Resistance”, Chapter Five “British Responses to Palestinian Challenges.
About The Balfour Declaration. The true history of the imperial deal that transformed the Middle East and sealed the fate of Palestine. On 2 Novemberthe British government, represented by Foreign Minister Arthur Balfour, declared it was in favour of “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.”.
Britain, the Bible, and Balfour: Jonathan Immanuel’s new book With meticulous attention to detail, and in highly readable style, Immanuel proceeds to illustrate how the idea of a Jewish return Author: NEVILLE TELLER. The Balfour Declaration: Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine Hardcover – November 7, by Bernard Regan, Verso On the th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the Palestinians have launched a campaign calling for an official British apology and compensation.
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Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, KG, OM, PC, FRS, FBA, DL (/ ˈ b æ l f ər,-f ɔːr /, traditionally Scottish / b əl ˈ f ʊər /; 25 July – 19 March ) was a British Conservative statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from to As Foreign Secretary in the Lloyd George ministry, he issued the Balfour Declaration in on behalf of the Monarch: Edward VII.
A book crucial to understanding the Middle East as it is today, The Balfour Declaration is a rich and remarkable achievement, a riveting volume about the ancient faiths and timeless treacheries that continue to drive global events.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Vallentine, Mitchell, Description: xx, pages: illustrations. “In this major account of the Balfour Declaration, Bernard Regan’s timely book sheds light on the most powerful symbol of the official British–Zionist alliance over the last century.
It deserves to be widely read by those yearning for truth and reconciliation in the Middle East.” —Professor Nur Masalha, SOAS, University of LondonBrand: Verso Books. Buy The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Schneer, Jonathan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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