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The Resource A calculated risk : the U.S. decision to recognize Israel, Evan M. Wilson ; foreword by William B. Quandt

A calculated risk : the U.S. decision to recognize Israel, Evan M. Wilson ; foreword by William B. Quandt

Label
A calculated risk : the U.S. decision to recognize Israel
Title
A calculated risk
Title remainder
the U.S. decision to recognize Israel
Statement of responsibility
Evan M. Wilson ; foreword by William B. Quandt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust, the Truman White House led the effort to establish the state of Israel. But, was it inevitable that the U.S. would endorse the concept of a Jewish state? Was U.S. policy entirely pro-Jewish? To what extent did the State Department influence Presidents Roosevelt and Truman in regard to Palestine? How aware were the two presidents of the probable consequences of their decisions about the Middle East? A Calculated Risk explores these questions and more. It examines the intricate international diplomacy that helped pave the way for the creation o
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Cataloging source
MERUC
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1910-1984
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Wilson, Evan M.
Dewey number
327.7305694
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.8.I7
LC item number
W55 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1910-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wilson, Evan M.
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  • United States
  • Palestine
  • Palestine
  • Israel
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Israel
  • Middle East
  • United States
Label
A calculated risk : the U.S. decision to recognize Israel, Evan M. Wilson ; foreword by William B. Quandt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published for limited distribution by the Hoover Institution Press in 1979, entitled Decision on Palestine"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-376) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The setting and the cast of characters -- The Biltmore program calls for a Jewish state -- The United States finds a policy -- Palestine becomes a political issue -- Roosevelt's last months -- President Truman and the 100,000 Jews -- The abortive attempt at Anglo-American cooperation -- Bridging the gap: London conference breaks down -- Palestine before the United Nations -- The State of Israel is born
Control code
608624908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (383 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781578603770
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)608624908
Label
A calculated risk : the U.S. decision to recognize Israel, Evan M. Wilson ; foreword by William B. Quandt
Publication
Note
"Originally published for limited distribution by the Hoover Institution Press in 1979, entitled Decision on Palestine"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-376) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The setting and the cast of characters -- The Biltmore program calls for a Jewish state -- The United States finds a policy -- Palestine becomes a political issue -- Roosevelt's last months -- President Truman and the 100,000 Jews -- The abortive attempt at Anglo-American cooperation -- Bridging the gap: London conference breaks down -- Palestine before the United Nations -- The State of Israel is born
Control code
608624908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (383 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781578603770
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)608624908

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