The Surrogate Colonization Of Palestine, 1917-1939

  title={The Surrogate Colonization Of Palestine, 1917-1939},
  author={Scott Atran},
  • S. Atran
  • Published 1 November 1989
  • Political Science
The "surrogate colonization" of Palestine had a foreign power giving to a nonnative group rights over land occupied by an indigenous people. It thus brought into play the complementary and conflicting agendas of three culturally distinguishable parties: British, Jews and Arabs. Each party had both "externalist" [those with no sustained practical experience of day to day life in Palestine] and "internalist" representatives. The surrogate idea was based on a "strategic consensus" involving each… 

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