Politics in Palestine: Arab Factionalism and Social Disintegration, 1939-1948

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SUNY Press, 1991 - History - 318 pages
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A history of Palestine between the Arab revolt against the British occupiers and the Zionist conquest. Argues that Arab leaders encouraged factionalism and nationalism to deflect opposition during a period of rapid social change. Paper edition (unseen), $18.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Introduction The Changing Social Basis and Context of Palestinian Arab Factionalist Politics The Dialectical Effects of Internal and External SocioEc...
7
State Society and Politics in Late Ottoman and Early Mandatory Palestine
9
SocioEconomic Change During the Latter Part of the Mandate Peasants Workers and Factionalism
25
Notables Merchants and Capitalists in the Arab Political Economy
45
Urban Notable Political Leadership Factionalism and Its Effects on National Integration
61
The Backdrop British Policy and Palestinian Politics in Regard to the White Paper 193941
63
Notable Politics I Futile Exercises in Leadership
90
The Reaper of Disunity External Interference and Internal Collapse 194748
159
Arab Politics and the Palestinians Nationalism Dynastic Intrigue and Political Ambitions
161
British Withdrawal War and Disintegration
199
Conclusion
231
NOTES
249
CHRONOLOGY
283
BIBLIOGRAPHY
293
INDEX
305

Notable Politics II External Threat Internal Domination
115
The Mufti Palestinian Politics and Efforts at SocioPolitical Unity of Arab Society
133

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About the author (1991)

Issa Khalaf is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Loras College.

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