Between Capital and Land

The Jewish National Fund's Finances and Land-Purchase Priorities in Palestine, 1939-1945

By Eric Engel Tuten

© 2005 – Routledge

264 pages

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pub: 2005-03-30
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About the Book

Tuten shows how the Jewish National Fund (JNF) proved to be flexible in its fundraising to obtain its land-purchase objectives during the Second World War. He provides a detailed examination of the Jewish National Fund's internal development and analyses the relationship between JNF's finances and land purchase priorities. A valuable addition to recent re-evaluations of Israeli history and institutions, this book will be of interest to those researching Palestinian history, Jewish and Israeli history and the history of the modern Middle East.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Historical Background to 1939 2. Preparing for the Challenge: Prospects at the Outbreak of the Second World War, September 1939-April 1940 3. Overcoming Early War-Time Challenges, 1940-1941 4. Rising Hopes, Expanding Vision, 1942-1943 5. Success and Failure in the Face of Growing Obstacles, 1944-1945 6. Conclusion

About the Author

Eric Engel Tuten received his Ph.D. from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He taught at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah from 1995-2003. Currently, he resides with his wife and two children in the state of Virginia.

About the Series

Israeli History, Politics and Society

This series provides a multidisciplinary examination of all aspects of Israeli history, politics and society and serves as a means of communication between the various communities interested in Israel: academics, policy-makers, practitioners, journalists and the informed public.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS026000
HISTORY / Middle East / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies