Transforming the Holy Land: The Ideology of Development and the British Mandate in Palestine

@article{Norris2017TransformingTH,
  title={Transforming the Holy Land: The Ideology of Development and the British Mandate in Palestine},
  author={J. Norris},
  journal={Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development},
  year={2017},
  volume={8},
  pages={269 - 286}
}
  • J. Norris
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development
  • Abstract: This essay resituates the British Mandate in Palestine within a broader picture of colonial development in the early twentieth century. While most scholarship depicts the mandatory administration as an arbiter between rival Jewish and Arab nationalisms, this essay argues the British regime should be viewed within wider trends in imperialist policy making at the close of World War I that produced a more interventionist style of colonialism. The essay firstly discusses the ideological… CONTINUE READING
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