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By Jonathan Schneer

ISBN-10: 0812976037

ISBN-13: 9780812976038

ISBN-10: 1400065321

ISBN-13: 9781400065325

Winner of the nationwide Jewish publication Award

Issued in London in 1917, the Balfour statement was once one of many key files of the 20 th century. It devoted Britain to helping the institution in Palestine of “a nationwide domestic for the Jewish people,” and its reverberations remain felt to today. Now the full attention-grabbing tale of the rfile is published during this striking paintings of glossy history.

With new fabric retrieved from old files, Jonathan Schneer recounts in dramatic element the general public and inner most struggle for a small strip of land within the center East, a conflict that begun while the Ottoman Empire took Germany’s facet in global conflict I. the major gamers during this clash are rendered in nuanced and targeted reduction: Sharif Hussein, the Arab chief who secretly sought British help; Chaim Weizmann, the Zionist folks-mensch who charmed British excessive society; T. E. Lawrence, the mythical British officer who “set the desolate tract on fireplace” for the Arabs; and the opposite generals and leading ministers, infantrymen and negotiators, who shed blood and reduce bargains to seize or supply away the valuable land.

A publication the most important to realizing the center East because it is at the present time, The Balfour Declaration is a riveting quantity in regards to the historic faiths and undying treacheries that proceed to force worldwide events.

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