One Palestine, Complete Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-10-01
  • Publisher: Picador

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The best single account of Palestine under the British mandate....This book will doubtlessly become the authoritative text for the pre-state history of Israel. Omer Bartov, The New York Times Book Review

Author Biography

Tom Segev is a columnist for Ha'aretz, Israel's leading newspaper, and author of three works on the history of Israel, 1949: The First Israelis, The Seventh Million: The Israelis and the Holocaust, and One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate. He lives in Jerusalem.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Until We Meet Againp. 1
Illusion (1917-27)
Khalil al-Sakakini Receives a Visitorp. 13
"A Contract with Jewry"p. 33
Self-Servicep. 57
Ego Versus Egop. 85
Between Mohammed and Mr. Cohenp. 102
Nebi Musa, 1920p. 127
A Steady Gaze and a Firm Jawp. 145
Jaffa, 1921p. 173
Culture Warsp. 202
Yefim Gordin Comes to Palestinep. 224
A New Manp. 249
Negotiations with Friendsp. 270
Terror (1928-38)
The Nerves of Jerusalemp. 295
Hebron, 1929p. 314
Breakfast at Chequersp. 328
Hamlet in Bir Zeitp. 342
Khalil al-Sakakini Builds a Homep. 360
Made in Palestinep. 375
The Story of a Donkeyp. 397
Ireland in Palestinep. 415
Resolution (1939-48)
Hunting Seasonp. 447
"Give Me a Country Without Wars"p. 468
The Last Salutep. 487
Notesp. 521
Acknowledgmentsp. 600
Indexp. 603
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