|Ploughing Sand, British Rule in Palestine 1917-1948 - Naomi Shepherd|
Condition Very Good
Published by Rutgers University Press, New Brubswick, New Jersey 1999
After the First World War the British in Palestine were handed an ambiguous brief to encourage the formation of a "national home" for the Jews and to protect the "civil and religious rights" of the local Arabs. Later a leading official complained that all constructive efforts in Palestine had been like "ploughing sand."
290pp with black and white plates.
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