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Balfour and Foreign Policy

The International Thought of a Conservative Statesman

by Jason Tomes

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Western Europe - General,
  • Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, --Earl of, --1,
  • Balfour, Arthur James Balfour,--Earl of,--1848-1930--Views on international relations,
  • History / Europe / Western,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • History-Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Political Science-International Relations - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7767998M
    ISBN 100521893704
    ISBN 109780521893701

    By Gilad Atzmon. This year, Palestinians and their supporters mark the th anniversary of The Balfour Declaration, a written statement from the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary, Arthur James Balfour, to Walter Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community, in favour of the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine.   Providing a deeper analysis than other dominant explanations, this book presents new theories on the reasons behind the mismatch between words and deeds. An invaluable and timely volume, Human Rights and Democracy in EU Foreign Policy will be of interest to students and scholars of EU politics, International Relations and human rights : Rosa Balfour.

      E rnest Bevin, Labour's postwar foreign secretary, once told the Zionist leader, David Ben-Gurion, that the Balfour Declaration of was the worst mistake in western foreign policy in the first. Buy Balfour and Foreign Policy: The International Thought of a Conservative Statesman by Jason Tomes (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

    (The Balfour Declaration – Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine. Bernard Regan. Verso, London/NY, ) With the th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a number of books have been published covering the topic in different ways. Bernard Regan’s The Balfour Declaration adds. Based on extensive empirical work by a cross-European group of researchers, this book assesses the impact of the creation of the European External Action Service (EEAS) on the national foreign policy-making processes and institutions of the EU member by:


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Arthur James Balfour was British prime minister () and foreign secretary (), a conservative and an intellectual. This is the first analysis of his thinking on a full range of international issues, such a British imperialism, Great Power relations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, central Asia and the Far East, the First World War, the Russian revolution, 5/5(1).

A hundred years ago today, while World War I was raging and no one knew which side would win, the British government, led by Prime Minister David Lloyd George, released a declaration bearing the name of Arthur Balfour, the foreign “Balfour Declaration” promised to support “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people,” Cited by: 1.

This is a study of the foreign policy views of Arthur James Balfour (), British Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary, which examines his understanding of foreign relations, his perception of contemporary foreign and Imperial affairs, and his prescriptions for British policy.

The book spans international thought, diplomatic history, and Author: Jason Tomes. The Balfour Declaration was a public statement issued by the British government in during the First World War announcing support for the establishment of a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine, then an Ottoman region with a small minority Jewish population.

The declaration was contained in a letter dated 2 November from the United Kingdom's Author(s): Walter Rothschild, Arthur Balfour. This is a study of the foreign policy views of Arthur James Balfour (), British Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary, which examines his understanding of foreign relations, his perception of contemporary foreign and Imperial affairs, and his prescriptions for British policy.

The book spans international thought, diplomatic history, and. Book Review – ‘Britain’s Pacification of Palestine: The British Army, the Colonial State, and the Arab Revolt, –9’ by Matthew Hughes Britain’s historic responsibility to the people of Palestine, Gaza and Israel.

E arly in NovemberArthur Balfour, the British foreign secretary, handed an extraordinary letter to Lord Rothschild, head of that famously successful Jewish family and unofficial representative of British Jewry.

Balfour had chosen this rather personal means of communicating that the members of the British government “view with favour the establishment in Palestine of. Arthur James Balfour was British prime minister () and foreign secretary (), a conservative and an intellectual. This is the first analysis of his thinking on a full range of international issues, such as British imperialism, Great Power relations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, central Asia and the Far East, the First World War, the Russian revolution.

Available in: first full analysis of the international thought of the British statesman A. Balfour (). Due to COVID, orders may Price: $   The announcement came in a letter from Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Lord Rothschild, the unofficial leader of the British Jewish community.

rather than analyses of Author: Tom Segev. Arthur James Balfour, 1st earl of Balfour, British statesman who maintained a position of power in the British Conservative Party for 50 years. He was prime minister from toand, as foreign secretary from tohe is perhaps best remembered for his World War I statement (the.

A detailed and richly documented history of the background and origins of the Balfour Declaration of November regarding the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine. Law & Institutions Economics U.S. Foreign Policy Book Reviews.

The book goes through all the ins and outs of Brith World War I foreign policy with the Arabs, the Zionists (and anti-Zionist Jews) and the Turks. Britain promised everybody I went to schill (5th through 8th grades) with Jon Schneer who teaches history at Georgia Tech.

Jodi and I visited him in Oxford when he was researching the book/5. Get this from a library. Balfour and foreign policy: the international thought of a conservative statesman.

[Jason Tomes] -- This is a study of the foreign policy views of Arthur James Balfour (), British Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary, which examines his understanding of foreign relations, his perception of.

The Balfour Declaration, currently accepted by many as the founding legal statement for the establishment of Israel is really nothing more than a letter.

It was a letter of policy between government personnel and became a major part of foreign policy then, and its shadow effects have continued on rather effectively to now. American career Foreign Service Officer Evan M. Wilson, who had served as Minister-Consul General in Jerusalem, also described this arrangement in his book Decision on Palestine.

He wrote that the Balfour declaration “ was given to the Jews largely for the purpose of enlisting Jewish support in the war and of forestalling a similar promise. “Blind Spot is an important contribution to our understanding of American policy and the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.

Khaled Elgindy, a serious scholar and. My three must-read U.S. foreign policy books for aspring politicians I know I said I would post by book choices for aspiring senators/presidential candidates yesterday, but current events forced a.

Lloyd George’s Foreign Secretary, Arthur J. Balfour, was equally enamoured, equally a Noncomformist enthusiast for the beleaguered Jews, especially far far away. Inas Liberal Prime Minister, he had presided over the enforcement of the Alien’s Act, aimed primarily at keeping Jews fleeing Eastern Europe from landing on British soil.

Ultimately, “The EEAS epitomizes this hybridity,” writes Balfour “making foreign policy exposed to the strengths and weaknesses of ambiguity” (p). Concluding Remarks. The EEAS and National Foreign Ministries is an important contribution to an under-studied topic.

The methodology applied in order to look at the positions of the Member. The Balfour Declaration: Years On Talk Wednesday, 4th OctoberPM To mark the th anniversary of the signing of the Balfour Agreement, The Frontline Club will be hosting an evening of discussion, exploration and analysis into the significance and impact of this document in the shaping of the Middle East, from to present.Balfour Declaration, statement on November 2,of British support for ‘the establishment in Palestine of a national home for Jewish people.’ It was made in a letter from the British foreign secretary to a leader of the Anglo-Jewish community and .domestic determinants of foreign policy in the European Union and the United States, with a view to the implications for transatlantic relations.

They examine domestic political currents, demographic trends, changing economic prospects, and domestic institutional and personal factors influencing foreign policy on each side of the Atlantic.