Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Army of ShadowsPalestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Hillel Cohen

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780520252219

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520252219.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 28 September 2021

Unity Ends

Unity Ends

Chapter:
(p.121) Chapter 5 Unity Ends
Source:
Army of Shadows
Author(s):

Hillel Cohen

Haim Watzman

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520252219.003.0006

The Peel Commission commenced its work in November 1936. Its members traveled through the country, heard testimony from both sides, and could see that the British administration had reasserted control. Yet the most prominent Arab collaborators were still being pursued. The second stage of the rebellion was characterized by a more extreme turn in the fight against traitors. Rebels again demanded that villagers and city dwellers fund their actions. Those who refused were punished, sometimes cruelly, and were vilified as traitors. Muggings and robberies in the name of the rebellion became daily events. Attempts to reduce the level of internal violence were fruitless. One cannot deny the fact that the rebels killed more Arabs than Jews and that the murder of Arabs by other Arabs testifies to the existence of significant Palestinian opposition to the national movement led by Hajj Amin.

Keywords:   British administration, Arab collaborators, Peel Commission, Palestine, religious leaders, traitors, Hajj Amin, national movement

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.