The Palestinian Arab National Movement, 1929-1939: Volume 2

The Palestinian Arab National Movement, 1929-1939: Volume 2 : From Riots to Rebellion

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This book, first published in 1977, continues the author's study of the Palestinian National Movement from the first volume, The Emergence of the Palestinian-Arab National Movement, 1918-1929. Based on Arab, Jewish and British archival and secondary sources, it examines in exhaustive detail the events in the crucial decade leading up to the Second World more

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  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 30mm | 759.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138906395
  • 9781138906396

Table of contents

1. The Aftermath of the 1929 Riots 1.1. Government Measures and the Arab's Reaction 1.2. Aid for the Needy 1.3. The Commission of Inquiry 1.4. The Hanging of Three Murderers 1.5. The Resolution of the Wailing Wall Problem 1.6. Mobilisation of Pan-Arab Solidarity 1.7. Mobilisation of Financial Resources 2. The Decline of the AE and Its Disappearance 2.1. St. John Philby's Initiative 2.2. Negotiations with the British Government 2.3. The 1930 White Paper and its Aftermath 2.4. Abortive Attempts at Resuscitation 3. Factional Struggle and the Emergence of Parties 3.1. Repercussions of the 1929 Riots on the Nashashibi Opposition 3.2. Splits and Realignments 3.3. The Onslaught of the President of the SMC 3.4. The Jerusalem Municipal Elections and the Establishment of the National Defence Party 3.5. Views and Attitudes of the Opposition 3.6. The Establishment of Other Parties 4. The Land Problem 4.1. Jewish land Purchases and their Effect 4.2. The Arab Political Reaction 4.3. The Role of the SMC 4.4. Government Attitudes and Policy 5. The Process of Radicalisation 5.1. Amin al-Husayni's Challenge to M.K. al-Husayni's Position 5.2. The Rise of the Radical Organisations 5.3. Initial Resort to Violence 6. The Road to the General Strike and the Revolt 6.1. The Situation in 1935 6.2. The Legislative Council Proposal 6.3. Developments in Egypt and Syria 7. The General Strike and the First Stage of the Revolt 7.1. The Establishment of the Higher Arab Committee 7.2. The General Strike 7.3. Resort to Violence - the First Stage 7.4. Government Policy 7.5. Arab Countries' Involvement and the End of the Strike 8. The Transitional Period, October 1936 - September 1937 8.1. Anti-Jewish Boycott 8.2. The Royal (Peel) Commission 8.3. The Royal Commission and the Pan-Arabisation of the Palestine Problem 8.4. The Royal Commission's Report and its Repercussions 9. The Revolt 9.1. Uprising and Repression 9.2. The Organisation of the Revolt 9.3. The Political Split and the Waning of the Revolt 9.4. Social and Communal Aspects of the Revolt 10. British Retreat and the Triumph of Pan-Arabism 10.1. Arab Solidarity and its Repercussions 10.2. The British Withdrawal from Partition 10.3. The London (St. James') Conferences and the 1939 White Papershow more