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Balfour Declaration

Leonard Stein

Balfour Declaration

by Leonard Stein

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Published by Vallentine Mitchell in London .
Written in English


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  The nd anniversary of the Balfour Declaration is coming up on Saturday.. The rather recent Balfour centennial justifiably won attention. After all, Balfour was a . A book crucial to understanding the Middle East as it is today, The Balfour Declaration is a riveting volume about the ancient faiths and timeless treacheries that continue to drive global events. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

With the th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a number of books have been published covering the topic in different ways. Bernard Regan’s The Balfour Declaration adds to this library, tending to be within an academic political presentation. In his acknowledgements, Regan writes that his “academic undertaking” becomes a “hopefully more accessible publication.”. Contained on a single page, the Balfour Declaration was sent by Arthur Balfour, the British Foreign Secretary, to Lord Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community, in November It read, in part, “His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.”.

A book crucial to understanding the Middle East as it is today, The Balfour Declaration is a rich and remarkable achievement, a riveting volume about the ancient faiths and timeless treacheries that continue to drive global events. Balfour 1, likes 11 talking about this. Balfour has been set up to organise and co-ordinate events around the UK to mark the centenary Followers: K.


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The subtitle of Jonathan Schneer's book "The Balfour Declaration" is "The Origins of the Arab Israeli Conflict". This book isn't about that conflict, nor is it really about The Balfour Declaration.

This book is about the fall of the two history's largest empires, the Ottoman and the British empire/5. The Balfour Declaration was a public statement issued by the British government in during the First World War announcing support for the establishment of a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine, then an Ottoman region with a small minority Jewish population.

The declaration was contained in a letter dated 2 November from the United Kingdom's Author(s): Walter Rothschild, Arthur Balfour. Winner of the National Jewish Book Award Issued in London inthe Balfour Declaration was one of the key documents of the twentieth century.

It committed Britain to supporting the establishment in Palestine of “a National Home for the Jewish people,” and its reverberations continue to be felt to this day.4/4(50).

(The Balfour Declaration – Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine. Bernard Regan. Verso, London/NY, ) With the th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a number of books have been published covering the topic in different ways.

Bernard Regan’s The Balfour Declaration adds. In The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Jonathan Schneer ’78GSAS, a professor of history at Georgia Tech who specializes in modern Britain, has put together a mass of material to decipher how the British got themselves and many others into a long-drawn mess.

He concludes that there was no Machiavellian conspiracy. Balfour Declaration, statement on November 2,of British support for ‘the establishment in Palestine of a national home for Jewish people.’ It was made in a letter from the British foreign secretary to a leader of the Anglo-Jewish community and.

As for the subject-matter, if you are looking for a comprehensive history of what happened leading to the Balfour Declaration then this book provides it. The level of detail is incredible and absorbing. Everything begins to make sense when you Cited by:   The Balfour declaration thus finds its place among a multitude of fruitless schemes and indulgent fantasies, except, of course, that in this Author: Tom Segev.

I vote Palestine: The Reality as the best book available examining the Balfour Declaration. It is to be hoped that The Daily Mail will find a suitable way to commemorate the memory of one of its greatest and most courageous journalists.

John McHugo is a trustee of the Balfour Project. The book is arranged thematically in six chapters: Chapter One “War, Empire and Palestine”, Chapter Two: “The Balfour Declaration, Self-Determination and Palestinian Opposition”, Chapter Three “The Mandate and Palestinian Politics”, Chapter Four “Social, Economic and Political Features of Palestinian Resistance”, Chapter Five “British Responses.

“In this major account of the Balfour Declaration, Bernard Regan’s timely book sheds light on the most powerful symbol of the official British–Zionist alliance over the last century.

It deserves to be widely read by those yearning for truth and reconciliation in the Middle East” – Professor Nur Masalha, SOAS, University of London.

This is the most original exposition of the Balfour Declaration to date.”—The Washington Post “[A] comprehensive study, richly documented The way [Schneer] reveals the characters behind the diplomatic papers, bringing them to life, makes his book particularly enjoyable.”—The New York Times Book Review/5(16).

The Balfour Declaration was a November 2, letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Lord Rothschild that made public the British support of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. The Balfour Declaration led the League of Nations to entrust the United Kingdom with the Palestine Mandate in Author: Jennifer Rosenberg.

The Balfour Declaration: Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine Hardcover – November 7, by Bernard Regan, Verso On the th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the Palestinians have launched a campaign calling.

About The Balfour Declaration. The true history of the imperial deal that transformed the Middle East and sealed the fate of Palestine. On 2 Novemberthe British government, represented by Foreign Minister Arthur Balfour, declared it was in favour of “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.”.

Celebrate your milestone achievements and events with custom designed class rings, graduation announcements, letterman jackets and yearbooks. Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, KG, OM, PC, FRS, FBA, DL (/ ˈ b æ l f ər,-f ɔːr /, traditionally Scottish / b əl ˈ f ʊər /; 25 July – 19 March ) was a British Conservative statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from to As Foreign Secretary in the Lloyd George ministry, he issued the Balfour Declaration in on behalf of Monarch: Edward VII.

Buy The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Schneer, Jonathan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(65). “In this major account of the Balfour Declaration, Bernard Regan’s timely book sheds light on the most powerful symbol of the official British–Zionist alliance over the last century.

It deserves to be widely read by those yearning for truth and reconciliation in the Middle East.” —Professor Nur Masalha, SOAS, University of LondonBrand: Verso Books. (The Balfour Declaration – Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine.

Bernard Regan. Verso, London/NY, ) With the th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a number of books have been published covering the topic in different ways.

Britain, the Bible, and Balfour: Jonathan Immanuel’s new book With meticulous attention to detail, and in highly readable style, Immanuel proceeds to Author: NEVILLE TELLER.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Vallentine, Mitchell, Description: xx, pages: illustrations.

The Balfour Declaration was not, in and of itself, the source of trouble in a land that previously had been more or less at peace, but nor was it .