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Book: BibTeX citation key:  Miller2010a
RORY MILLER (Ed.)2010. Britain, Palestine and Empire: the Mandate Years. (London: ). Ashgate. (original pub. No. pages: 212.).
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Categories: history
Keywords: CB€€€, db***, db.06, decolonisation biblio, Palestine
Creators: Miller
Publisher: Ashgate (London)

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In 1948, British troops withdrew from the Palestinian lands, ending over 30 years of the British Mandate of Palestine. What followed in the area now known as Israel, Palestine, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, has been well-documented and is perhaps one of the most intractable problems of the post-imperial age. However, relatively little has been written about the years of the British mandate and the long-standing connection between Britain and Palestine in the years up to May 1948. This volume takes a fresh look at the years of the British mandate; its politics, economics, and culture. Contributors address themes such as religion, mandatory administration, economic development, policing and counter-insurgency, violence, art and culture, and decolonization, in the context of imperial power and a highly complex Palestinian society. The book will be valuable to scholars of the British mandate, but also more broadly to those interested in imperial history and the history of the West's involvement in the Middle East.
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