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Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Martin Bunton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211081
eISBN:
9780191695797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book focuses on the way in which the Palestine Mandate was part of a broader British imperial administration — a fact often masked by Jewish immigration and land purchase in Palestine. The ... More


Land Purchase

Alvin Jackson

in Colonel Edward Saunderson: Land and Loyalty in Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204985
eISBN:
9780191676437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204985.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses property ownership and land purchase. Between 1903 and 1925 the Saundersons were caught in a whirlwind legislative process which destroyed the seventeenth-century land ... More


Ascendance

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Shertok's basic philosophical assumption was that politics constituted a continuous process of incremental change rather than a series of single idiosyncratic leaps forward or irreversible retreats. ... More


Throwing Money About: Conservatives

K. Theodore Hoppen

in Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800–1921

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198207436
eISBN:
9780191817922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207436.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

In contrast to the Liberal approach after about 1870, the Conservative Party, intent on opposing measures of Irish devolution and in particular the granting of Home Rule (indeed it renamed itself the ... More


The Land Regime of the British Mandate Period

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter continues to cover the history of Southern Palestine and the transformation of the local land system by covering the British Mandate period, 1917–1948. The chapter explores the evolution ... More


Political Engagement

Henry Reece

in The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The critical question relating to the army's political engagement is how and why did an army that was capable of the revolutionary acts of 1647–9 accept both the conservative regimes of the 1650s and ... More


“Challenging the Interest and Reverence of all Patriotic Americans”: Preservation and the Yorktown National Battlefield

Sarah M. Goldberger

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The story of Virginia’s role in the American Revolution, the subject of Sarah M. Goldberger’s essay, traces the development of the Yorktown National Battlefield—one of the most important sites of ... More


The Setting: The British Caribbean in Mid-Century

P. J. Marshall

in Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West Indies: Wealth, Power, and Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841203
eISBN:
9780191876738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841203.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History, British and Irish Modern History

Although an era of prosperity lay ahead for it, the British Caribbean in the mid-eighteenth century seemed to be at a point of crisis. Its sugar was losing its export markets to more productive ... More


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