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2nd Edition

Churchill and the Jews, 1900-1948

ISBN 9781315040264
Published September 13, 2013 by Routledge
448 Pages

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Book Description

Churchill's exalted position in the pantheon of Jewish and Zionist heroes has been almost taken for granted. This book looks beyond the myth and makes a sober reappraisal of the British statesman's attitudes and policies towards the Jews and to Zionism.

Table of Contents

1. Churchill the Man 2. The Jewish Problem 3. The Middle East Imbroglio, 1919-1921 4. Crisis in Palestine, 1921 5. The 1922 White Paper 6. Churchill and Palestine, 1924-1939 7. World War Two 8. Churchill and the Holocaust Epilogue: Churchill in Opposition, 1945-1948 Conclusion

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Michael J. Cohen holds the Lazarus Philips Chair of History at Bar-Ilan University, Israel.