Palestine and the Great Powers, 1945-1948

Palestine and the Great Powers, 1945-1948

by Michael J. Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691053715

ISBN-13: 9780691053714

Pub. Date: 12/21/1982

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Cohen examines the struggle leading to the creation of the state of Israel, placing British evacuation of Palestine in the context of Britain's postwar weakness. The author describes the policies and character of each of the major actors in his story—Bevin. Truman. Ben-Gurion, and the Mufti of Jerusalem.

Originally published in 1982.

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Cohen examines the struggle leading to the creation of the state of Israel, placing British evacuation of Palestine in the context of Britain's postwar weakness. The author describes the policies and character of each of the major actors in his story—Bevin. Truman. Ben-Gurion, and the Mufti of Jerusalem.

Originally published in 1982.

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ISBN-13:
9780691053714
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
12/21/1982
Series:
Princeton Legacy Library Series
Pages:
418

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Maps, ix,
Acknowledgments, xi,
Note on the Use of Sources, xii,
Abbreviations, xiii,
INTRODUCTION, 3,
1 THE PALESTINE LEGACY, 11,
2 THE ECONOMIC, POLITICAL, AND STRATEGIC BACKCLOTH, 29,
3 THE UNITED STATES AND PALESTINE, 43,
4 THE JEWISH RESISTANCE MOVEMENT, 68,
5 THE ANGLO-AMERICAN REPORT, 96,
6 THE MORRISON-GRADY REPORT, 116,
7 ZIONIST POLICY: THE RETURN TO PARTITION, 135,
8 ARAB POLICY IN 1946, 184,
9 BRITAIN REFERS THE MANDATE TO THE UNITED NATIONS, 203,
10 BRITAIN LOSES CONTROL IN PALESTINE, 229,
11 THE UNITED NATIONS PARTITION RESOLUTION, 260,
12 WAR IN PALESTINE, NOVEMBER 1947-MAY 1948, 301,
13 THE UNITED NATIONS ARENA, FEBRUARY-MAY 1948, 345,
14 CONCLUSION, 391,
Bibliography, 399,
Index, 403,

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