First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
`Balfour has achieved his purpose with exemplary clarity and economy; he never wastes a sentence.' - European History Quarterly
`Fills a gap in our essential understanding of the times.' - Eastern Daily Press
`Balfour's thoughtful book can serve serious and well-informed students as one of the few available surveys broadly based on published primary sources and secondary works.' - Peter Hoffman, American Historical Review
`Balfour has written a stimulating and brilliant book. It is certainly a major contribution to students of this sombre period.' - Jerusalem Post