Report of the Commission on the Disturbances of August, 1929.
London, H.M. Stationery Office, March 1930.
Officially known as the 'Report of the Commission on the Palestine Disturbances of August 1929' was the result of the British commission of inquiry, led by Sir Walter Shaw. The commission was came to investigate the violent rioting which took place in Palestine in late August 1929 (aka the Buraq Uprising) over the long-standing dispute between Muslims and Jews over access to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
8vo, (245 x 155 mm); 202,  pp., 4 folding maps (one in colour), original printed wrappers, spine held together with tape, old pencil inscriptions, small marginal tears and browning; previous owner's signature to title page; stamps of the Jerusalem Consulate of the Republic of Czechoslovakia throughout the book.
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