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

Hardcover | September 15, 2009

byMotti Golani

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This book deals with the last days of the British Empire in Palestine, December 1947 -- May 1948. The study based on the diary of the last Chief Secretary of the Mandate Government, Sir Henry Gurney. In many ways, Palestine of 1948 was a microcosm of the British Empire on the eve of its disappearance from the international arena.

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This book deals with the last days of the British Empire in Palestine, December 1947 -- May 1948. The study based on the diary of the last Chief Secretary of the Mandate Government, Sir Henry Gurney. In many ways, Palestine of 1948 was a microcosm of the British Empire on the eve of its disappearance from the international arena.

MOTTI GOLANI  is Professor of Israel Studies at the University of Haifa, Israel.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.8 × 5.66 × 0.78 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230209866

ISBN - 13:9780230209862

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Terms
The Diary and the Diarist
Real Time and Researcher's Time
Annotated Diary and Perspectives
Epilogue Colonial Orphans
Biographical Notes
Bibliography