The Emergence of the Palestinian-Arab National Movement, 1918-1929

The Emergence of the Palestinian-Arab National Movement, 1918-1929

by Yehoshua Porath

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ISBN-13: 9781138904170
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Pages: 418
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Religious Status of Jerusalem and Palestine in Medieval Islam. The Filastin as an Administrative Unit in Muslim History. The Structure of the Palestinian Population. Political Trends among the Palestinians on the Eve of the First World War. 1. The Rejection of Zionism and the Crystallization of Palestinian-Arab Ideology 1.1. The Anti-Zionist Awakening at the End of the First World War and its Causes 1.2. The Palestinian-Arab Ideology 1.3. The Reality of Anti-Zionist Ideology 2. From ‘Southern Syria’ to Palestine 2.1. The Idea of the Unity of Palestine and Syria 2.2. The Organizational Instruments 2.3. The Triumph of the ‘Southern Syria’ Trend 2.4. The Idea of All-Syria Unity in Politics 2.5. The Supporters of Unity at the Peak of their Power 2.6. The Decline of the Idea of ‘Southern Syria’ 2.7. Palestine as the Object of Struggle 2.8. Neglect of the ‘Southern Syria’ Idea 3. Confrontation with the British Government 3.1. Activities in the Country 3.2. The First Delegation to Britain 3.3. The Boycott of the Elections to the Legislative Council 3.4. The Second Delegation – the Appeal to the Turks 3.5. More British Proposals and their Rejection 4. The Emergence of al-Hajj Amin al-Husayni 4.1. His Appointment as Mufti of Jerusalem 4.2. Establishment of the Supreme Muslim Council and its Emergence as al-Hajj Amin’s Stronghold 5. The Origin of the Opposition and its Development 5.1. The Basic Reasons for the Emergence of the Opposition 5.2. Political and Organizational Development of the Opposition 5.3. The Opposition at the Peak of its Power 6. The Turning Point 1924–1929 6.1. The Weakening of the Executive Committee and the Change to its Political Position 6.2. The Agreement with the Opposition 7. The Conflict over the Wailing Wall and its Repercussions 8. Organizational and Social Aspects of the Development of the Movement 8.1. The Crystallization of the Organizational Framework throughout the Country 8.2. The Christian Communities and the Movement

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