The Balfour Declaration

Tom Fraser, Jonathan Schneer

06/03/2011 3:00 pm

The story of the Balfour Declaration is a tale full of intrigue, betrayal, adventure, death and triumph. Jonathan Schneer shows English diplomats’ desperate efforts to balance Jewish, Turkish, French and Arab interests. Jonathan Schneer discussed his much acclaimed book, The Balfour Declaration, with Tom Fraser

Tom Fraser

Tom Fraser, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Ulster, is the author of Chaim Weizmann: the Zionist Dream and, with Andrew Mango and Robert McNamara, of The Makers of the Modern Middle East.

Jonathan Schneer

Jonathan Schneer is Professor of Modern British History at Georgia Tech. He has held many visiting fellowships and his latest book is The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict.