European Cultural Diplomacy and Arab Christians in Palestine, 1918–1948: Between Contention and Connection

Author: Karène Sanchez Summerer & Sary Zananiri

Publisher/Publication: Palgrave Macmillan

DOI/ISBN: 10.1007/978-3-030-55540-5

This 21 chapters book investigates how and way the plethora of European cultural policies affected the Arab Christians in Palestine during the time of the British mandate (1918-1948). Using a previously unexplored and unpublished archival data, it delves into the cultural diplomacy put forth by various European states. Under this prism, the authors delve into dynamics between various political agendas and the Christian's social and cultural identity, exploring further the notion of cultural diplomacy during the interwar period.