Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Pluto Press, 2017
Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 2 x 21.6 cm
The Balfour Declaration penned by Britain’s foreign secretary in 1917 led directly to the creation of Israel in Palestine. its impact on history has been immense and still reverberates a century later, starting what has been referred to as a huddled years of bloody conflict and injustice. This sweeping history exposes the motives of those involved, and the devastating consequences. Covering a century of confrontation from the Arab Revolt to the 1948, 1956, and 1967 wars, through to the Cold War and the Oslo period, it concludes with the controversial British policy towards Israel today.