The politics of the Balfour Declaration: Nationalism, imperialism and the limits of Zionist-British cooperation

@article{Gutwein2016ThePO,
  title={The politics of the Balfour Declaration: Nationalism, imperialism and the limits of Zionist-British cooperation},
  author={D. Gutwein},
  journal={Journal of Israeli History},
  year={2016},
  volume={35},
  pages={117 - 152}
}
  • D. Gutwein
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • Journal of Israeli History
Abstract This article proposes a new perspective on the much debated question of why the British government published the Balfour Declaration? It argues that the Declaration was published as part of the struggle that took place in the course of the First World War between two rival factions in the British government on the question of the future of the Ottoman Empire: the “radical” faction that strove to partition the Ottoman Empire as a means to extend the British imperial hold on the Middle… Expand

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