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A Mandate for Trees

Alon Tal

in All the Trees of the Forest: Israel's Woodlands from the Bible to the Present

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300189506
eISBN:
9780300190700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189506.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Afforestation was one of the top priorities of the 1920 British Mandate of Palestine. Among the very first pieces of legislation passed by the incoming civil administration was a 1920 Ordinance for ... More


The Cotswolds in Jerusalem: Restoration and Empire*

Simon Goldhill

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter investigates the city-planning of Jerusalem under the British Mandate in light of changes of thinking about the urban in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. In particular, ... More


British Jewry, Zionism, and the British Polity

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

in British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Following on from the examination of how British Jews related to the Zionist project in the Middle East in Part II and the Zionist transformation of British Jewry in Part III, Part IV probes how the ... More


Toxic Waters Contesting British Development at Haifa and the Dead Sea

Jacob Norris

in Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Chapter Five addresses the backlash against Britain’s selective approach to colonial development, focusing on Haifa and the Dead Sea as important sites of Arab Palestinian contestation to British ... More


A Judgement of Solomon

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role of King Abdullah of the Arab Revolt in Palestine in 1936. The Peel Commission recognized that the British Mandate for Palestine was unworkable because the aspirations ... More


The 1948 Palestine War

Nancy Gallagher

in Quakers in the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict: The Dilemmas of NGO Humanitarian Activism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161056
eISBN:
9781617970177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161056.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Sporadic fighting began in Palestine immediately after the November 29, 1947 partition vote. In February 1948, with Palestine descending into warfare, Clarence Pickett and Rufus Jones met at the ... More


Conclusion

Hillel Cohen and Haim Watzman

in Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The study of Palestinian history during the British Mandate generally focuses on the national movement led by the mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Amin al-Husseini. Arabs who opposed al-Husseini or ... More


The ‘City of the Future’ Haifa, Capital of British Palestine

Jacob Norris

in Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Chapter Three focuses on Haifa as the focal point of British development in Palestine and the wider ‘Middle East’ during the mandate period. The chapter begins with an examination of Haifa’s status ... More


Sitting on the Volcano: Mob Violence and Lynching in the Zionist-Palestinian Conflict

Shaiel Ben-Ephraim and Or Honig

in Global Lynching and Collective Violence: Volume 1: Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040801
eISBN:
9780252099304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040801.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Shaiel Ben-Ephraim’s and Or Honig’s chapter focuses on the lynching and mob violence between Jews and Arabs in the area known as mandatory Palestine, and later as the State of Israel and the occupied ... More


A Composite-Actor Approach to Conflict Behavior

Wendy Pearlman

in Rethinking Violence: States and Non-State Actors in Conflict

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014205
eISBN:
9780262266086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014205.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the composite-actor approach to explain violence in civil conflicts and identifies three categories of actors — elites, aspirants, and masses — which shape politics in ... More


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