Reinventing a Region (1915–22): Visions of the Middle East in Legal and Diplomatic Texts Leading to the Palestine Mandate

@article{Loevy2016ReinventingAR,
  title={Reinventing a Region (1915–22): Visions of the Middle East in Legal and Diplomatic Texts Leading to the Palestine Mandate},
  author={Karin Loevy},
  journal={Israel Law Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={49},
  pages={309 - 337}
}
  • Karin Loevy
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • Israel Law Review
The article traces a set of regional images in international legal and diplomatic documents leading to the establishment of the Palestine Mandate (1915–22). The analysis suggests that at that important crossroad, when a new world order was imagined and negotiated, a broad, layered and diverse vision of a comprehensive ‘region’ was actively present in the minds of very different actors within the framework of empire. A vast territory was reconstructed as opening up for new ways of rule and of… Expand
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