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Abandonment Of Illusions Zionist Political Attitudes Toward Palestinian Arab Nationalism, 1936-1939

By Yehoyada Haim Copyright 1984
    by Routledge

    182 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Since the late nineteenth century and especially in times of great tension in the Middle East, observers have asked whether the longstanding Arab-Jewish conflict could have been avoided. The early Zionists did not feel that Arab nationalism would evolve as a reaction to Jewish settlement and the pursuit of Jewish statehood; to the Zionists it seeme

    Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Zionist Politics and Attitudes on the Eve of the Arab Revolt -- Zionist Responses to the Revolt -- The Royal Commission Inquiry -- Partition and Other Proposed Solutions -- The British Retreat -- Zionist Hopes in Palestine: Illusion and Reality