By Dina Matar
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This e-book deals a brand new interpretation of a severe bankruptcy within the historical past of the Zionist-Palestine clash and the British Empire within the heart East. It contends that the Balfour announcement was once one of the British propaganda guidelines in the course of the international struggle I that have been underpinned by means of misconceived notions of ethnicity, ethnic strength and nationalism.
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