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The Resource Britain's naval and political reaction to the illegal immigration of Jews to Palestine, 1945-1948, Fritz Liebreich, (electronic book)

Britain's naval and political reaction to the illegal immigration of Jews to Palestine, 1945-1948, Fritz Liebreich, (electronic book)

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Britain's naval and political reaction to the illegal immigration of Jews to Palestine, 1945-1948
Title
Britain's naval and political reaction to the illegal immigration of Jews to Palestine, 1945-1948
Statement of responsibility
Fritz Liebreich
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides an important shift in the analysis of Britain's policy towards the illegal postwar Jewish immigration into Palestine. It charts the development of Britain's response to Zionist immigration, from the initial sympathy, as embodied in the Balfour Declaration, through attempts at blockade, refoulement and finally disengagement. The book exposes differences in policy pursued by the great departments of state like the Foreign, Colonial and War Offices and their legal advisors, and those implemented by the Admiralty. The book argues that the eventual failure of Britain'
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FlBoTFG
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1927-
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Liebreich, Fritz
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Zionism
  • Immigrants
  • Jews
  • Great Britain
Label
Britain's naval and political reaction to the illegal immigration of Jews to Palestine, 1945-1948, Fritz Liebreich, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-344) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The determinants of British policy towards Jewish immigration into Palestine, from the Balfour Declaration via the Royal Commissions to the 1939 White book and to the final abandonment of the 'national home' commitment -- 3. The British preoccupation with the perceived danger of communist infiltration and subversion -- 4. Britain's fight against the sources of illegal immigration beyond the borders of Palestine and her confrontation with the financial, logistic and moral supporters in Europe and North America -- 5. The legal issues involved -- 6. Detention in Palestine--the deportation of illegal Jewish immigrants to Cyprus and their detention/ imprisonment : the legal base constructed by Britain -- 7. The rules of engagement adopted by the adversaries -- 8. The British forces engaged in anti-immigration patrols and the confronting Jewish adversaries -- 9. The physical confrontation : interception and diversion policies in theory and practice -- 10. Refoulement and abandonment of the boarding policy -- 11. Conclusion : conduct and effects of the British policy and the final failure of the blockade -- appendix 1. List of RN and PP vessels engaged in the 'Palestine Patrol'-- appendix 2. List of deportation and prison ships -- appendix 3. Details of Jewish illegal ships which landed immigrants on the Palestinian coast or were intercepted by British Armed Forces or Palestine Police -- appendix 4. Crew members of HM ships interviewed by the author -- appendix 5. Crew members of IJI ships interviewed by the author -- appendix 6. Biographical glossary
Control code
9781135766887
Extent
359 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780203309872
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Britain's naval and political reaction to the illegal immigration of Jews to Palestine, 1945-1948, Fritz Liebreich, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-344) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The determinants of British policy towards Jewish immigration into Palestine, from the Balfour Declaration via the Royal Commissions to the 1939 White book and to the final abandonment of the 'national home' commitment -- 3. The British preoccupation with the perceived danger of communist infiltration and subversion -- 4. Britain's fight against the sources of illegal immigration beyond the borders of Palestine and her confrontation with the financial, logistic and moral supporters in Europe and North America -- 5. The legal issues involved -- 6. Detention in Palestine--the deportation of illegal Jewish immigrants to Cyprus and their detention/ imprisonment : the legal base constructed by Britain -- 7. The rules of engagement adopted by the adversaries -- 8. The British forces engaged in anti-immigration patrols and the confronting Jewish adversaries -- 9. The physical confrontation : interception and diversion policies in theory and practice -- 10. Refoulement and abandonment of the boarding policy -- 11. Conclusion : conduct and effects of the British policy and the final failure of the blockade -- appendix 1. List of RN and PP vessels engaged in the 'Palestine Patrol'-- appendix 2. List of deportation and prison ships -- appendix 3. Details of Jewish illegal ships which landed immigrants on the Palestinian coast or were intercepted by British Armed Forces or Palestine Police -- appendix 4. Crew members of HM ships interviewed by the author -- appendix 5. Crew members of IJI ships interviewed by the author -- appendix 6. Biographical glossary
Control code
9781135766887
Extent
359 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780203309872
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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