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PEEL Commission.

Palestine Royal Commission Report and White Paper.

Stock Code
90186
London, H.M. Stationery Office, 1937
£1,250

Peel Commission Report on Palestine and the White Paper.

The Peel Commission, formally known as the Palestine Royal Commission, was a British Royal Commission of Inquiry, headed by Lord Peel, appointed in 1936 to investigate the causes of unrest in British Mandate for Palestine following the six-month-long Arab general strike in Mandatory Palestine. The report published in July 1937 stated, for the first time, that the Mandate had become unworkable and recommended partition. The report outlines recommendations on ten points a Treaty system between the Arab and Jewish States and the new Mandatory Government; a Mandate for the Holy places; the frontiers; the need for Inter-State Subvention; the need for British Subvention; tariffs and ports; nationality; civil service; Industrial concessions; and the Exchange of land and populations.

The White Paper titled 'Palestine Statement of Policy by His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom' states the government's general agreement with the arguments and

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Description

Commission report: 8vo, (245 x 150 mm); 404 pp., 8 maps, original printed wrappers, minor rubbing and small tear to spine. White paper: mint condition.

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