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Great Britain ruled Palestine from 1918 to 1948, replacing 500 years of Turkish control and leading to the State of Israel, which celebrated its 50th ...Show synopsisGreat Britain ruled Palestine from 1918 to 1948, replacing 500 years of Turkish control and leading to the State of Israel, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1998. The British brought Palestine into the 20th century. When they arrived the country lay in a Levantine nirvana; by the time they left it had become the arena for one of the century's major international conflicts. Among the personalities who shape this narrative are Winston Churchill, the archaeologist Flinders Petrie, King Feisal, Chaim Weizmann and David Ben Gurion. One momentous consequence of these 30 years was that at the end of World War I there were 10 Arabs for every Jew. Based on diaries, letters and first-hand accounts, this is a narrative history of Palestine under Crown rule.Hide synopsis
Description:612 pages. Softcover. Good condition. MIDDLE EAST. Discusses the...612 pages. Softcover. Good condition. MIDDLE EAST. Discusses the three decades when Palestine was ruled by the British Empire; and Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land. Segev reconstructs in vivid detail the tumultous era when anything seemed possible and everything went ary. Here are the legendary figures-General Allenby, Lawrence of Arabia, King Faisal, Chaim Weizman and David Ben-Gurion, all participants in a multicultural spectacle of revolution and decadence, prophecy and illusion. Includes an Index. "Brilliantly written...wonderfully readable and humane."-Independent (Key Words: Palestine, British Mandate, Jews, Arabs, Tom Segev, General Edmund Allenby, Lawrence of Arabia, King Faisal, Chaim Weizman, David Ben-Gurion, Zionists, Herbert Samuel, Jewish History, Ronald Storrs, Ze-ev Jabotinsky, Tel Aviv, David Lloyd George, Jewish Agency, Haganah, Judaica, Winston Churchill, Balfour Declaration).
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