The End of the British Mandate for Palestine, 1948: The Diary of Sir Henry Gurney

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Describes the decline of the British Empire after World War II and the start of the Arab-Israeli conflict, using the diary of Henry Gurney, last Chief Secretary of the Mandate Government of Palestine
Perspectives List List of Illustrations and Maps Abbreviations and Terms Acknowledgments The Diary and the Diarist Real Time and Researcher's Time Annotated Diary and Perspectives Epilogue - Colonial Orphans Biographical Notes Bibliography Index
Henry Gurney was the last Chief Secretary of the Mandate Government of Palestine. From mid-March to mid-May 1948, at his HQ in Jerusalem's King David Hotel, he wrote his diary under fire from Jews and Arabs alike, with both groups taking aim at the British Administration as the Mandate drew to a close and the country spiralled into violence.
Autor: Motti Golani
MOTTI GOLANI is Historian of the British Mandate and Israel at the University of Haifa, Israel and a former Senior Member at St. Antony's College, Oxford. His books include: Israel in Search of a War, Sinai Campaign, 1955-1956, Wars Don't Just Happen', Israeli memory, power and free will, and forthcoming, The Last Commissioner of Judah: Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham in Palestine, 1945-1948, to be published by the Weizmann Institute of Tel Aviv University.

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Autor: Motti Golani
ISBN-13 :: 9780230209862
ISBN: 0230209866
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.09.2009
Gewicht: 431g
Seiten: 245
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2009
Sonstiges: Buch, 216x137x20 mm
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