Book Reviews

In Search of the River Jordan
Review by Ian Portman

Policy of Deceit: Britain and Palestine, 1914-39 by Peter Shambrook
Review by John McHugo

Palestinians and Israelis, A Short History of Conflict by Michael Scott-Baumann
Review by Prof. Menachem Klein 

Memoirs of an Arab Jew by Avi Shlaim
Review by Gillian Mosely

Friends of Israel: The Backlash Against Palestinian Solidarity by Hil Aked
Review by Tim Llewellyn

Stranger in My Own Land Palestine, Israel and One Family’s Story of Home by Fida Jiryis Review by Rabbi Danny Rich

Whatever Happened to Antisemitism?: Redefinition and the Myth of the ‘Collective Jew’ by Antony Lerman Review by Em Hilton

We Could Have Been Friends, My Father and I by Raja Shehadeh Review by Tim Llewellyn

How the PLO dropped the ball during the Oslo process by Jerome Segal Review by Menachem Klein

Nine Quarters of Jerusalem, a New Biography of the Old City by Matthew Teller Review by Menachem Klein

Palestine the Reality by J.M.N. Jeffries Review by John McHugo

The Hundred Years’ War On Palestine A history of settler colonial conquest and resistance by Rashid Khalidi Review by Tim Llewellyn

Britain’s Pacification of Palestine – The British Army, the Colonial State, and the Arab Revolt, 1936–9 by Matthew Hughes Review by Ian Black

The 1929 Palestine Riots – A Conflicted Jewish Historiography Review by William M Mathew of two books, one by Naomi Cohen, the other by Hillel Cohen

Against our better judgment by Alison Weir Review by Magan Singodia

Book Review: Time’s Monster: History, Conscience and Britain’s Empire by Priya Satia Review by Tariq Suleman

Balfour and Palestine, a legacy of deceit, by Anthony Nutting based on The Palestine Papers: 1917-1922: Seeds of Conflict by Doreen Ingram

The Balfour Declaration – Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine by Bernard Regan Review by John McHugo

Legacy of Empire – Britain, Zionism and the Creation of Israel by Gardner Thompson Review by Tim Llewellyn

The Arab Awakening by George Antonius Review by Harry Pirie-Gordon

A Line in the Sand: Britain, France and the Struggle That Shaped the Middle East by James Barr Review by Patrick Seale

Balfour, Weizmann and the Creation of Israel Review by Charles Glass of One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate by Tom Segev & Ploughing Sand: British Rule in Palestine 1917-48 by Naomi Shepherd

Enemies and Neighbours – Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017 by Ian Black Review by Tim Llewellyn

Beyond the Balfour Declaration by Lord Leslie Turnberg Review by John McHugo

Joseph Jeffries and the ‘Palestine Deception’, 1923 by William Mathew

Debating Palestine and Israel by Dan Cohn-Sherbok and Mary Grey Review by Jeremy Moodey

Setting the Desert on Fire: T.E.Lawrence and Britain’s’  Secret  War in Arabia by James Barr Review by Mary Grey

Anti-Zionism in London’s Jewish East End, 1890-1948 by Brian Klug Review by David Cannon