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The politics of partition

King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine, 1921-1951

by Avi Shlaim

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Israel,
  • Jordan,
  • Palestine
    • Subjects:
    • Abdullah, King of Jordan, 1882-1951,
    • Israel -- Foreign relations -- Jordan,
    • Jordan -- Foreign relations -- Israel,
    • Palestine -- History -- Partition, 1947

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAvi Shlaim.
      ContributionsShlaim, Avi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS119.8.J67 S552 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 465 p. :
      Number of Pages465
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1849924M
      ISBN 100231073658
      LC Control Number90001368

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      An examination of the partitioning of nations such as Germany, Korea, Vietnam, Israel-Palestine, and Ireland, this thorough study looks at the political history and events leading up to the division of a country. Schaeffer, a journalist now employed by Greenpeace, sorts out the differing ways nations were split and the resulting consequences. He defines partitioned countries as those separate. “A riveting book on this terrible story.”—Economist “Unsparing Provocative and painful.”—Times (London) “Many histories of Partition focus solely on the elite policy makers. Yasmin Khan’s empathetic account gives a great insight into the hopes, dreams, and fears of the millions affected by it.”—Owen Bennett Jones, BBC.

      From Plassey to Partition: A History of Modern India by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay is an ideal book for UPSC aspirants. The Battle of Plassey is said to be one the pivotal point in deciding the fate of India as the battle proved East India company as victorious and . This is probably the best book going on the partition of the British Indian Empire. It provides an incisive analysis of the endgame of the empire between and What comes across loud and clear is the extent to which all the major players failed to foresee the consequences of their actions.


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I read the unabridged version of the Politics of Partition (called "Collusion Across the Jordan") and found it to be an excellent history.

My only regret is that Shlaim didn't keep his original title. In reaction to an earlier review, Efraim Karsh's book "Fabricating Israeli History" DOES NOT disprove Shlaim's assertions at by: The Politics of Partition book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this reissue of the abridged paperback edition of his c /5. In this book Yasmin Khan examines the context, execution, and aftermath of Partition, weaving together local politics and ordinary lives with the larger political forces at play.

She exposes the widespread obliviousness to what Partition would entail in practice and how it would affect The politics of partition book by: The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine, For this reissue, Professor Shlaim has written a new Introduction, placing the book in the wider context of the on-going debate aboutand reflecting on the subsequent course of Israeli-Jordanian relations, which culminated in the signing of a peace.

This book chronicles King Abdullah's relationship with the Zionist movement from his appointment as Emir of Transjordan in to his assassination in Focusing on the events that led to the partition of Palestine, the book challenges many of the myths and legends that have come to surround the first Arab-Israeli war and the creation of the State of : Avi Shlaim.

In politics, a partition is a change of political borders cutting through at least one territory considered a homeland by some community. Common arguments for partitions include: historicist – that partition is inevitable, or already in progress; last resort – that partition should be pursued to avoid the worst outcomes (genocide or large-scale ethnic expulsion), if all other means fail.

1st Edition Published on by Routledge This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the Partition tha The Indian Partition in Literature and Films: History, Politics, and A.

Inventing Boundaries: Gender, Politics, and the Partition of India. Mushirul Hasan. Oxford University Press, - History - pages. All Book Search results » About the author () Mushirul Hasan is a Professor of Modern Indian History at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Beginning from the execution of partition to the aftermath. She explains how the partition was a carefully devised plan. Later, she explains the recklessness with which it was implemented. Woven in the book are local stories too. She narrates tales of common people.

Then these tales are interlinked to the larger politics that was behind partition. Many books on partition failed to project ‘ communal’ causes, especially Hindu upper caste politics. The roots for division can be found in the caste politics of Congress and history should be.

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Details *. The first of its kind, this book studies the psychological impact of Partition through medical and psychiatric perspectives. The Partition of India was a partitioning of minds as much as it was a geographical division.

But there has been little discussion in. The original hardback edition of the book was published in under the title Collusion across the Jordan: King Abdullah, the Zionist Movement, and the Partition of Palestine. An abridged and revised paperback edition was published in under the title The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine, The.

The Politics of Partition King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine Avi Shlaim. A Clarendon Press Publication. By examining the complex interaction of nationalism, religion and politics, Robert Lynch seeks to understand how partition was constructed and imagined by Irish people themselves, arguing for a relocation of partition at the centre of historical understandings of.

• Partition Voices: Untold British Stories by Kavita Puri is published by Bloomsbury (£20). To order a copy go to or call Free UK p&p over £15, online. Changing Homelands offers a startling new perspective on what was and was not politically possible in late colonial India.

In this highly readable account of the partition in the Punjab, Neeti Nair rejects the idea that essential differences between the Hindu and Muslim communities made political settlement impossible. Far from being an inevitable solution, the idea of partition was a very.

The Politics of Partition by Avi Shlaim,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Politics of Partition: Avi Shlaim: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

By examining the complex interaction of nationalism, religion and politics, Robert Lynch seeks to understand how partition was constructed and imagined by Irish people themselves, arguing for a relocation of partition at the centre of historical understandings of events in.

Class 12 History Notes Chapter 14 Understanding Partition Politics, Memories, Experiences The British policy of Divide and Rule played a key role in spreading of communal-ism.

Earlier the British attitude towards the Muslim was not favorable, they think that they were responsible for the revolt of But soon they felt that due to their [ ].

Khutba-e-Hajj Quotes The Most Beautiful Hadith On Coronavirus. Naya Daur J J About the Book The Partition of British India has left more questions than answers. In the wake of the violence and mayhem in the aftermath, there emerged looming questions: ‘Why was India partitioned in ?’; ‘Was it inevitable?’ This book brings together the seminal writings by leading scholars to analyse the timing and causation of Partition.Get this from a library!

Warpaths: the politics of partition. [Robert K Schaeffer] -- A comprehensive examination of modern political partition and military conflict. Discusses partition, social conflict and war in Korea, China-Taiwan, Vietnam, India-Pakistan-Bangladesh.