One Palestine, Complete

Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate by Tom Segev

Publisher: Owl Books

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Middle East - General,
  • Jewish - General,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • Palestine,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East - Israel,
  • Jews,
  • International Relations - General,
  • History / Israel,
  • 1917-1948,
  • 20th century
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7932649M
ISBN 100805065873
ISBN 109780805065879

One Palestine, Complete explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel. This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this g on u. Tom Segev is a columnist for Ha'aretz, Israel's leading newspaper, and author of three works on the history of Israel, The First Israelis, The Seventh Million: The Israelis and the Holocaust, and One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under. A landmark book, "One Palestine, Complete" explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel. This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain promised both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, and thus set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this day. Books Description: One Palestine, Complete explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel. This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this g on untapped archival materials, Tom Segev reconstructs an era ( to .

  One Palestine, Complete discussion questions Posted on Novem by eplhistorybooks Segev quotes a British official saying, “Palestine for most of us was an emotion rather than a reality” (5). Buy a cheap copy of One Palestine, Complete by Tom Segev X - A gently used book at a great low price. Free shipping in the US. Discount books. Let the stories live on. Affordable books. Tom Segev is one of Israel's most notable historians and journalists--one of the few to strive for any sense of objectivity in his writings--so a new book by him is always worth waiting for. One Palestine, Complete is a detailed account of Palestine under British rule from to , the critical period in the modern history of the region 5/5(89).   One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate by Tom Segev, translated by Haim Watzman. Little, Brown, pp., £25, 11 January, 0 0. Ploughing Sand: British Rule in Author: Guardian Staff.

  Although it is commonly believed that the British held back immigration even as the Jews were clamoring for additional permits, “there was nothing that scared [the Zionists] more than uncontrolled and unplanned population growth,” writes Tom Segev in his book, “One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate.”Author: David B. Green. One Palestine complete was a really good book. Enjoyed it cover to cover, it covers both Jewish and Arab perspectives. level 1. Original Poster 0 points 2 months ago. It says there's six comments but only three are showing. Hmmmm. View entire discussion (29 comments).   Segev seems to be sensitive to all perspectives. To this lover of epic historical novels, One Palestine, Complete reads like one, with its incredible but absolutely authentic pioneers, immigrants, secret agents, diplomats, and fanatics, well known and lesser known, tracked by the author throughout. One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate by Tom Segev. Holt & Company, Henry, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book .

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The abbreviation on the bottom left of the letter stands for “Errors and Omissions Excepted” (Seebag Montefiore S (). Jerusalem, p ). One Palestine, Complete is a detailed account of Palestine under British rule fromthe critical period in the modern history of the region that lead up to the creation of the state of Israel.

Segev begins by carefully detailing Britain's well-known inconsistencies in dealing with both the Jews and the Complete book, both of whom it had /5(39). One Palestine, Complete explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel.

This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this g on untapped archival materials, Tom Segev reconstructs an era ( to ) of limitless 4/5(5).

Once again the region has succumbed to despair, and peace seems, at best, a distant prospect. And yet ''One Palestine, Complete'' is more than the tale of a historical tragedy in the making.

For Segev is unusually attuned to the hopes and dreams that both Arabs and Jews have invested in this divided land. In One Palestine, Complete, he portrays Palestinian Arabs as hapless victims of an unholy alliance between Zionism and the British mandate. This alliance, by leaving behind "much progress, especially among the Jews [and] much backwardness, especially among the Arabs," condemned the latter's national struggle to : Efraim Karsh.

One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate Tom Segev, Author, Haim Watzman, Translator Metropolitan Books $35 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

A fascinating book.” —Carlin Romano, Philadelphia Inquirer “Thoroughly researched incisive.” —Steve Lipman, Jewish Week “Never One Palestine we had a book documenting life under the British with the precision, magic, and charm of One Palestine, CompleteCited by: A landmark book, "One Palestine, Complete" explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel.

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This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this day. Segev talked about his book [One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate], published by Henry Holt and Company.

Following his. In One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate, a New York Times Editor's Choice Best Book () and a recipient of a National Jewish Book Award in the Israel category, Segev describes the era of the British Mandate in Palestine (–).Born: March 1, (age 74), Jerusalem.

One Palestine, Complete explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel. This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this day/5(39).

Now Segev explores the dramatic period before the creation of the state, when Britain ruled over "one Palestine, complete" (as noted in the receipt signed by the High Commissioner) and when its promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this day.5/5(1).

Read "One Palestine, Complete Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate" by Tom Segev available from Rakuten Kobo. A panoramic and provocative history of life in Palestine during the three strife-torn but romantic decades when Britain Brand: Henry Holt And Co.

Tom Segev is one of Israel's most notable historians and journalists--one of the few to strive for any sense of objectivity in his writings--so a new book by him is always worth waiting for.

One Palestine, Complete is a detailed account of Palestine under British rule fromthe critical period in the modern history of the region that 4/5().

One Palestine, Complete by Tom Segev. This book is the antidote to the previous book which is a more fantastical version of the same time in history. Tom Segev I rate very, very highly.

He is a crusty thinker and I don’t always agree with him. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate by Tom Segev (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Tom Segev (Hebrew: תום שגב) is an Israeli historian, author and journalist. He is associated with Israel's so-called New Historians, a group challenging many of the country's traditional narratives/5.

A cogent, readable, and meticulously researched account of Zionism and British policy in Palestine under the British Mandate.

Ha’retz columnist Segev (The Seventh Million, ) draws from a mind-boggling array of primary and secondary source material to illustrate the wide range of issues and individuals that affected the political climate of Palestine between and Author: Tom Segev.

Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version. Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate.

Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(). “One Palestine, Complete” (the title is from a receipt the British gave the Turks when they conquered Palestine) is neither pro-Jewish nor pro-Arab. It is unsparing of all sides.

By illuminating a formative chapter of the conflict, this book should help Israelis and Palestinians understand themselves and their history more clearly and. One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate Tom Segev. Great Britain ruled Palestine from to The British presence replaced years of Turkish control and led to the State of Israel, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will. Get this from a library. One Palestine, complete: Jews and Arabs under the British mandate. [Tom Segev] -- A history of Palestine under the British mandate chronicles a turbulent thirty-year history, from tothat set the stage for the conflict between Arabs and Jews that still haunts the region.

ONE PALESTINE COMPLETE. By: SEGEV, Tom. Nonfiction, This book was chosen by The New York Times Book Review as one of the five most important non-fiction titles of the year, and Segev won the National Jewish Book Award in two categories – Israel and History.

Get this from a library. One Palestine, complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate. [Tom Segev] -- A history of Palestine under the British mandate chronicles a turbulent thirty-year history, from tothat set the stage for the conflict between Arabs and Jews that still haunts the region.

Includes bibliographical references and index Journalist Segev's previous books overturned accepted views of the history of Israel. Now he explores the dramatic period before the creation of the state, when Britain ruled over "one Palestine, complete" (as noted in the receipt signed by the High Commissioner) and when its promise to both Jews and Arabs that they Pages: Title: One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate.

Author(s): Tom Segev. Publisher: Abacus. Publication Date: Binding: Paperback. ISBN:. Condition: New. Please note, the image is for illustrative purposes only, actual book cover and edition may Rating: % positive.

One Palestine, Complete was the title of a book about the early history of the British mandate in Palestine by the Israeli historian, Tom Segev.

It arises from a true anecdote about the first High Commissioner (governor) under the mandate, Sir Herbert Samuel. Preventing Palestine review: a fine history of Israel's negation of a nation This splendid book by a young American Jewish scholar is .One Palestine, Complete explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel.

This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this day/5(4).