From coexistence to conquest: international law and the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict, 1891-1949

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Pluto Press, 2009 - History - 416 pages
A historical account of the international legal methods that were used to create Israel.

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AntiSemitism Colonialism and Zionism
Palestine and the Scramble for the Middle East
Arab Opposition to Political Zionism

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About the author (2009)

Victor Kattan is a Research Fellow in Public International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He has an LL.B (Hons.) from Brunel University, an LL.M from Leiden University and is a doctoral candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is Assistant Editor of the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law and has recently compiled a collection of essays in Victor Kattan (ed.), The Palestine Question in International Law (London: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2008). His articles have been published in law journals and newspapers in Europe, the Middle East and the United States. He was formerly a Director of Arab Media Watch and corresponded as a freelance journalist from the International Court of Justice during the West Bank Wall case. He was a UN Development Programme consultant to the Badil Resource Centre for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights in Bethlehem in the Occupied Palestinian Territories from 2003-4.