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RO-10617-70

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Howard Sachar (Project Director: 03/01/1970 to present)

The Liberation of the Middle East, 1936-1948

Study to cover basic forces at work in the Middle East during 1936-48 with a special emphasis on the Palestine problem. ABSTRACT: Funds to conclude research and writing of sequel to PI's The Emergence of the Middle East, 1914-24 (Knopf, 1969). Study to cover the basic forces at work in the Middle East during specified period with special emphasis on the Palestine problem. Legacies of that birth process, Egyptian distrust of West, Gaullist resentment of Britain, implacable Arab hostitility toward toward Israel. Was also first test of capacities and limitations of the UN. Central research in Zionist Archives in Jerusalem. PI also has access to many individuals personally involved in events of the period who are alive and active in Israel today.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$6,670 (approved)
$6,670 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1970 – 9/30/1970