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Balfour and Weizmann the Zionist, the zealot and the emergence of Israel by Lewis, Geoffrey

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, -- Earl of, -- 1848-1930,
  • Weizmann, Chaim, -- 1874-1952,
  • Balfour Declaration,
  • Zionism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Palestine,
  • Palestine -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1910-1936

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-197) and index.

Other titlesBalfour & Weizmann
StatementGeoffrey Lewis.
LC ClassificationsDS125.5 .L47 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23701614M
ISBN 101847250408
ISBN 109781847250407
LC Control Number2009455692

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  Balfour and Weizmann book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On November 2, , Arthur Balfour, then Foreign Secretary, wr /5.   The story of the Balfour Declaration has been told many times. Geoffrey Lewis has chosen to focus only on the part played by the two principal architects of the declaration: Arthur Balfour and Author: Avi Shlaim.   Book Summary: The title of this book is Balfour and Weizmann and it was written by Geoffrey Lewis. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Continuum and has a total of pages in the book.3/5(2). Book Review: Balfour, Weizmann and the Creation of Israel by Charles Glass Posted on September 8, by admin Charles Glass, writing in the London Review of Books in , reviewed two books looking at the period of the British Mandate in Palestine.

Balfour was an upper-class Scot with a first-class education. Weizmann was one of 12 children born in the Pripet Marshes, now in Belarus, to a father who was a logger in the forests. The career which turned this Yiddishspeaking boy into a first-class chemist at a Western university is a dramatic moment in the book. 1. Jew and Arab 2. The Dream of Zion 3. Arthur Balfour 4. Chaim Weizmann 5. 'Uganda' 6. England 7. Palestine before the War 8. Messianic Times 9. Placating the French, Inciting the Arabs First Steps to the Balfour Declaration The Turning Point It's a Boy! This is one of the best books ever written on the issue. The story of how Zionism used Britain's ambitions in the middle-east against the French and how Britain used the "Balfour" promise to jostle for position in Palestine, while the days of all Empires were drawing to a close is s: 4.   Chaim Weizmann and how the Balfour Declaration was made in Manchester Ninety-five years ago, on November 2 , British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour wrote his famous letter to Lord Rothschild.

Get this from a library! Balfour and Weizmann: the Zionist, the zealot and the emergence of Israel. [Geoffrey Lewis] -- On November 2nd Arthur Balfour, then Foreign Secretary, wrote to Lord Rothschild to say that the British Government viewed with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the. In his autobiography, Trial and Error, Weizmann wrote that when Balfour, “asked me to whom the forthcoming declaration should be addressed, I suggested Lord Rothschild (Lionel Walter, the Second Lord Rothschild, ) rather than myself, though . Book Review: "The Balfour Declaration" The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, was then a relatively new movement. Its leader, Chaim Weizmann, had presence and intelligence, but he was a social outsider, an immigrant speaking with a Russian accent. David Lloyd George, a prime minister of extreme moral agility, was prepared to ditch the. Balfour Declaration, it issued two stamps, one depicting Balfour, the other, Weizmann. True, when one consults the website of Yad Weizmann, the institute that houses his archives, one discovers that Weizmann was not alone: “there were additional partners in this success.”.