Palestine Partition Commission Report 1938

Palestine Partition Commission Report 1938

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London: HMSO, 1938. 1st ed. Paperback.

11 (of 13) maps (all but one folding), 310p. Original blue wrapper. 25cm. Moderate soiling, chipping and wear. Lacks Maps 11

(Map illustrating Jewish Proposals with regard to Jerusalem) and 12 (The Proposed Boundary between Jaffa and Tel Aviv), both of which should have been in the cover pocket. Former owner's name and stamp (Philip W. Ireland).

Two of the four members of the Commission expressed reservations about the various partition plans partly because of: (1) fairness; (2) Arab objections; and (3) the difficulty of putting together a contiguous Jewish state without a large minority (or even majority) Arab population.

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