Double Colonialism in Palestine

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East

Published by University of California Press

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780520255517
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520934757 | DOI:
Double Colonialism in Palestine

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This chapter examines the implantation of Zionism at the geographical heart of the Middle East from 1920 onwards. It discusses Arthur James Balfour's declaration of the opening of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1925 and Theodor Herzl's formulation of the Zionist project. The chapter describes the territorial disputes of the Zionists of Israel with the neighbouring territories of Lebanon, Syria and Gaza.

Keywords: Zionism; Middle East; Arthur James Balfour; Hebrew University; Jerusalem; Theodor Herzl; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Gaza

Chapter.  12502 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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