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Palestine: Zionism and the Genesis of the Mandate

D. K. Fieldhouse

in Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199540839
eISBN:
9780191713507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540839.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History, Middle East History

Mandatory Palestine, built from the sanjaq of Jerusalem and two southern sanjaqs of the vilayet, was unique in British imperial history. Hitherto all British dependencies had fallen into two broad ... More


Before Oslo: A Brief Legal History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

GEOFFREY R. WATSON

in The Oslo Accords: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298915
eISBN:
9780191705243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298915.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents a brief legal history of the Palestinian–Israel conflict. Topics discussed include the origins of the conflict, the Balfour Declaration, the League of Nations mandate for ... More


Churchill and Zionism

Norman Rose

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill never spoke of the Jews in the same disrespectful terms that he sometimes applied to Negroes, to whom he would refer scornfully as ‘blackamoors’ or ‘niggers’, or to Arabs and ... More


Epilogue: Emergence of a Jewish Majority in Jerusalem

Arie Morgenstern

in Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The beginning of the modern historical period in the Land of Israel was marked by the European powers’ new interest in the region and by the Jews’ own changed attitudes toward the Land. Jews began ... More


The United States, World War I, and the End of the Ottoman Empire, 1908–1921

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 8 analyzes the culmination of the Eastern Question by analyzing American reactions to the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1917 and President Woodrow Wilson’s failed plans for an American mandate ... More


Origins of the Jewish Labor Movement

Adam M. Howard

in Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041464
eISBN:
9780252050060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041464.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1917, the AFL endorsed the British government’s Balfour Declaration, which called for a Jewish homeland in Palestine. This marked the first time that the American labor movement engaged with the ... More


The Imperial Dominions

PETER C. OLIVER

in The Constitution of Independence: The Development of Constitutional Theory in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268956
eISBN:
9780191713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268956.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers how English law came to be received in foreign lands and how self-government came to be established. The basic texts and rules of the Imperial Constitution are discussed here, ... More


The Economic Basis for Arab/Jewish Accommodation

S. Ilan Troen

in Imagining Zion: Dreams, Designs, and Realities in a Century of Jewish Settlement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094831
eISBN:
9780300128000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094831.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter illustrates how Zionism achieved international recognition and legitimacy on the eve of Britain's conquest of Palestine, paving the way for the expansion and development of the Jewish ... More


“Should We Change Our Stance toward Zionism?” (1918)

Herts Burgin

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0056
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that socialism and Zionism could not be reconciled, in response to the 1917 Balfour Declaration in support of a Jewish homeland. In this chapter, Herts Burgin, veteran journalist ... More


I Found the Best Woman

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes no only Frieden’s courtship and eventual marriage to his second wife, Ray Savage, but also tells of his life-altering decision to leave the United States and take his family on ... More


‘Outposts of Jewish Palestine’: young Zionist refugees in Manchester

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1933, the Zionist movement in Manchester was already fifty years old. The first Manchester Jewish organisation to promote the colonisation of what was then Ottoman Palestine was founded in 1884, ... More


American Journalists, Artists, and Adventurers and the Zionist Movement (1917–1947)

Shalom Goldman

in Starstruck in the Promised Land: How the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652412
eISBN:
9781469652436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652412.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Beginning with the “reconquest of Jerusalem” of the British over the Turks, this chapter details the transition to British rule and the seeds sown for future conflict. The Balfour Declaration served ... More


Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Adam M. Howard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041464
eISBN:
9780252050060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041464.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the untold story of how three influential garment unions worked with the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in support of a new ... More


Zionism Reconsidered

Jerome Slater

in Mythologies Without End: The US, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1917-2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190459086
eISBN:
9780190074609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459086.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In some ways, Zionism is legitimate and persuasive, but in other ways it has undermined the possibilities of Israeli peace with the Arab world. The argument that the history of murderous ... More


Interregnum (1918–1920)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

From 1918 to 1920, Pinsk passed from one regime to another. The city witnessed seven regimes during the period, starting with the rule of the German-Ukrainian Condominium, following the peace treaty ... More


The Free State and the Search for European Security, 1925–1926

Gerard Keown

in First of the Small Nations: The Beginnings of Irish Foreign Policy in the Inter-War Years, 1919–1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745129
eISBN:
9780191806063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745129.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Chapter 6 charts Irish responses mid-1920s’ efforts to create a European security architecture culminating in the Locarno Pacts and German admission to the League of Nations. Ireland favoured using ... More


A Tale of Four and a Half Cities, 1900–1950

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0046
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

From a Mediterranean perspective, the First World War was only part of a sequence of crises that marked the death throes of the Ottoman Empire: the loss of ... More


Reframing the Pedagogical Map

Yoni Furas

in Educating Palestine: Teaching and Learning History under the Mandate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198856429
eISBN:
9780191889691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856429.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Social History

Chapter 1 examines the evolution of the Palestinian and Hebrew education systems from the late Ottoman period into the Mandate and brings forward key players and institutions in this process. The ... More


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