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Author Miller, Rory, 1971-

Title Britain, Palestine, and empire : the mandate years / Rory Miller.

Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  956.9404 M617b 2010    ---  Available
Description xiii, 194 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948.
Mandates -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
Palestine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1948.
Palestine -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1948.
Politics and culture -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Palestine.
Palestine -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780754668084 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0754668088 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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