The End of the British Mandate for Palestine, 1948: The Diary of Sir Henry Gurney by Motti GolaniThe End of the British Mandate for Palestine, 1948: The Diary of Sir Henry Gurney by Motti Golani

The End of the British Mandate for Palestine, 1948: The Diary of Sir Henry Gurney

byMotti Golani

Hardcover | August 21, 2009

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Henry Gurney was the last Chief Secretary of the Mandate Government of Palestine. From mid-March to mid-May 1948, at his HQ in Jerusalem's King David Hotel, he wrote his diary under fire from Jews and Arabs alike, with both groups taking aim at the British Administration as the Mandate drew to a close and the country spiralled into violence.
MOTTI GOLANI is Historian of the British Mandate and Israel at the University of Haifa, Israel and a former Senior Member at St. Antony's College, Oxford. His books include:Israel in Search of a War, Sinai Campaign, 1955-1956, Wars Don't Just Happen', Israeli memory, power and free will,and forthcoming,The Last Commissioner of Judah: S...
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Title:The End of the British Mandate for Palestine, 1948: The Diary of Sir Henry GurneyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:245 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.79 inPublished:August 21, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230209866

ISBN - 13:9780230209862

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Table of Contents

Perspectives List List of Illustrations and Maps Abbreviations and Terms Acknowledgments The Diary and the Diarist Real Time and Researcher's Time Annotated Diary and Perspectives Epilogue - Colonial Orphans Biographical Notes Bibliography Index