By Japonica Brown-Saracino

Uniquely well matched for instructing, this leading edge text-reader strengthens scholars’ serious pondering talents, sparks lecture room dialogue, and in addition presents a complete and available realizing of gentrification.

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Jerusalem was to be part of the Arab territory. Map 3 makes an interesting comparison with the 1947 UN recommendation and has a bearing on the armistice negotiations following the first Arab-Israeli war. The Jewish Agency-Zionist 1946 proposal was motivated by several pragmatic considerations. In 1946 a joint Anglo-American committee had submitted to the British and American governments a recommendation for the immediate admission into Palestine of 100,000 Jewish survivors of Hitler's savagery.

DON PERETZ, PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, SUNY-BINGHAMTON Page xiii Preface Recently declassified documents from Israeli and Zionist archives provide fresh insights into the early years of the ongoing dispute over the future political conformation of Palestine, Israel, and the Palestinian people. The following volume analyses those documents that cover the 194849 armistice negotiations between Israel and the then-belligerent Arab states. S. attitudes and policies cited from the volumes of Foreign Relations of the United States for those years.

He displayed less equivocation than could be implied in the growing support for partition as an expedient for resolving the Zionist-Arab problem within Palestine. The Balfour Declaration, he declared, "was the source of all the trouble. . It was the greatest mistake in Britain's imperial history. . "6 The Arabs were unified in their opposition to the proposed Jewish commonwealth. S. policy makers there were those who saw such an entity, with a constituency of Western Jews (most of whom had come from eastern and central Europe) as a potential ally against the "irresponsible, eastern" Arab regimes.

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