The End of the British Mandate for Palestine, 1948 : The Diary of Sir Henry Gurney

Henry Gurney was the last Chief Secretary of the Mandate Government of Palestine. From mid-March to mid-May 1948, at his HQ in Jerusalem's King David Hotel, he wrote his diary under fire from Jews and Arabs alike, with both groups taking aim at the British Administration as the Mandate drew to...

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Main Author: Golani, Motti
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2009, 2009
Series:St Antony’s Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Henry Gurney was the last Chief Secretary of the Mandate Government of Palestine. From mid-March to mid-May 1948, at his HQ in Jerusalem's King David Hotel, he wrote his diary under fire from Jews and Arabs alike, with both groups taking aim at the British Administration as the Mandate drew to a close and the country spiralled into violence
Physical Description:XI, 245 p online resource
ISBN:9780230244733