Here we summarise some of the many books dealing with Britain’s involvement in Palestine and the Middle East.

Books and articles

Allawi, A, Faisal I of Iraq (Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2014)

Amery, L.S, My Political Life, Vol. 2, (Hutchinson, London, 1953)

Barr, J, Setting the Desert on Fire: T.E. Lawrence and Britain’s Secret War in Arabia, 1916-18, (Bloomsbury, London, 2006)

_____ A Line in the Sand: Britain, France and the Struggle that Shaped the Middle East, (Simon & Schuster, London, 2011)

Berry, M and Philo, G, Israel and Palestine: Competing Histories, (Pluto Press, London, 2004)

Cohn-Sherbok, D, and Grey, M, Debating Palestine and Israel, (Impress, Exeter, 2014)

Dugdale, B, Arthur James Balfour, 1906-1930, (Hutchinson, London, 1936)

Elliot, G, Daniel Deronda, (1876)

Flapan, S, The Birth of Israel: Myths and Realities, (Pantheon Books, New York, 1987)

Fromkin, D, A Peace to End All Peace: Creating the Modern Middle East, 1914-1922, (Penguin, London, 1991)

Gilbert, M, Israel: A History, (Black Swan, London, 1999)

_____ The Story of Israel, (Andre Deutsch, London, 2008)

Glancy, J, ‘Chaim Weizmann and how the Balfour Declaration was made in Manchester’,, 1 November 2012

Grob-Fitzgibbon, B, Imperial Endgame: Britain’s Dirty Wars and the End of Empire, (Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2011)

Hamilton, J, God, Guns and Israel: Britain, the First World War and the Jews in the Holy Land, (Sutton Publishing, Thrupp, 2004)

Hirst, D, The Gun and the Olive Branch, (Futura Publications, London, 1978)

Ingrams, D, Palestine Papers 1917-1922: Seeds of Conflict, (John Murray, London, 1972)

Jeffries, J, Palestine: The Reality : The Inside Story of the Balfour Declaration 1917-1938, (Skyscraper Publications, 2017)

Karmi, Ghada, In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story, (Verso, London and New York, 2002)

Klein, M, Lives in Common: Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem, Jaffa and Hebron, (Hurst, London, 2014)

Laqueur, W, A History of Zionism: From the French Revolution to the Establishment of the State of Israel, (Schocken Books, New York, 2003)

_____ Laqueur, W, and Rubin, B, (eds.) The Israel-Arab Reader: A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict, (Penguin, New York, 2008)

Lewis, D, The Origins of Christian Zionism: Lord Shaftesbury and Evangelical Support for a Jewish Homeland, (Cambridge University Press, New York, 2010)

Lewis, G, Balfour and Weizmann: the Zionist, the Zealot and the Emergence of Israel, (Continuum, London, 2009)

Lloyd George, D, Memoirs of the Peace Conference, Vol. 2, (Yale University Press, New Haven, 1939)

MacMillan, M, Peacemakers: The Paris Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War, (John Murray, London, 2002)

McCarthy, J, The Population of Palestine, (Columbia University Press, New York, 1990),

Mathew, W.M, ed., The Palestine Deception, 1915-1923: The McMahon-Hussein Correspondence, the Balfour Declaration, and the Jewish National Home by Jeffries, J.M.N, (Institute for Palestine Studies, Washington DC, 2014)

McCarthy, J, The Population of Palestine, (Columbia University Press, New York, 1990)

Meinertzhagen, R, Middle East Diary, 1917-1956, (The Cresset Press, London, 1959)

Monroe, E, Britain’s Moment in the Middle East, 1914-1956, (Methuen, London, 1965)

Montefiore, S, Jerusalem: The Biography, (Phoenix, London, 2011)

Morris, B, Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, (Knopf, New York, 1999)

Pappe, I, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, (Oneworld, Oxford, 2006)

Patai, R, (ed.) Complete Diaries of Theodor Herzl, 3 September, 1897, (Thomas Yoselof, New York, 1960), 5 volumes

Porath, Y, The Emergence of the Palestinian-Arab National Movement, 1918-1929, (Frank Cass, London, 1974)

Rogan, E, The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920, (Allen Lane, London, 2015)

Rose, N.A The Gentile Zionists: A Study in Anglo-Zionist Diplomacy, 1929-1939, (Frank Cass, London, 1973)

Sabbagh, K, Britain in Palestine: The Story of British Rule in Palestine, 1917-48, (Skyscraper Publications, 2012)

Samuel, Rt Hon Viscount, Memoirs, (The Cresset Press, London, 1945)

Schmidt, D.W, Partners Together in this Great Enterprise: the Role of Christian Zionism in the Foreign Policies of Britain and America in the 20th Century, (Xulonpress, Jerusalem, 2011)

Schneer, J, The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, (London, Bloomsbury, 2011)

Segev, T, One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate, (London, Abacus, 2001)

Shapira, A, Israel: A History, (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2015)

Sherman, A.J, Mandate Days: British Lives in Palestine, 1918-1948, (Thames and Hudson, New York, 1997)

Shlaim, A, The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World, (W.W. Norton, New York, 2000),

_____ ‘The Balfour Declaration and its Consequences’ in Israel and Palestine, Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations, (Verso, London, 2009

Sizer, S, Christian Zionism: Road-map to Armageddon? (Inter-Varsity Press, Leicester, 2004)

Stein, L, The Balfour Declaration, (Valentine Mitchell, London, 1961)

Storrs, R, Orientations, (Nicholson & Watson, London, 1945)

Sykes, C, Two Studies in Virtue, (Collins, London, 1953)

_____ Orde Wingate, (Collins, London, 1959)

_____ Crossroads to Israel, (Indiana University Press, Bloomington/London, 1973)

Tamari, S and Nassar, I, eds., The Storyteller of Jerusalem: the Life and Times of Wasif Jawharariyyeh, 1904-1948, (Olive Branch Press, Massachusetts, 2014)

Tuchman, B, Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour, (Phoenix Press, London, 2001; originally published 1956)

Vester, Bertha Spafford, Our Jerusalem: an American Family in the Holy City, 1881-1949, (Ariel Publishing House, Jerusalem, 1988)

Wasserstein, B, Israel and Palestine: Why They Fight and Can They Stop? (Profile, London, 2003)

Weizmann, C, Trial and Error: The Autobiography of Chaim Weizmann, (Harper and Brothers, New York, 1949)