Latest books


Download A Survey of Palestine by John Valentine Wistar Shaw PDF

By John Valentine Wistar Shaw

The fabric assembled during this ebook is a survey of Palestine and used to be ready among the center of December, 1945, and the top of January, 1946. the thing of the survey used to be to check the stipulations in Palestine with exact realization to matters concerning absorptive potential.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Survey of Palestine PDF

Best historical study & educational resources books

Maps That Made History

Few humans can withstand the allure of previous maps and plans. Even at present of disposable mapping — from satellite tv for pc navigation to personalised highway instructions on the click on of a mouse — the ancient map maintains to offer a special viewpoint on our altering international. the following we discover 25 wonderful examples.

The A to Z of the Northern Ireland Conflict (The A to Z Guide Series)

For almost 4 many years the clash in eire has embittered relatives among the groups dwelling there and spoiled family members among the Republic of eire and nice Britain. for 3 a long time it escalated, punctuated via periodic bloody clashes through a little bit calmer sessions of anxiety in which violence of all sorts—robberies, kidnappings, severe accidents and deaths—were all too universal.

Entertainment in the Old West: Theater, Music, Circuses, Medicine Shows, Prizefighting and Other Popular Amusements

Miners, loggers, railroad males, and others flooded into the yank West after the invention of gold in 1848, and entertainers looking to fill the call for for distraction from the staff' day-by-day toil quickly undefined. Actors, actresses and touring troupes crisscrossed the yank frontier, acting in tents, saloons, fancy theaters, and the outdoor.

A Million Years in a Day: A Curious History of Everyday Life from the Stone Age to the Phone Age

Who invented beds? while did we begin cleansing our the teeth? How previous are wine and beer? Which got here first: the bathroom seat or bathroom paper? What used to be the 1st clock? each day, from the instant our alarm clock wakes us within the morning until eventually our head hits our pillow at evening, all of us participate in rituals which are millennia previous.

Extra info for A Survey of Palestine

Sample text

In 1922 a British section of the Gendarmerie, consisting of 38 officers and 724 other ranks, was formed. I t operated as an emergency reserve and astriking force in aid of the civil power. Thus, already the police had the double function of acting against what may be termed private crime and guarding against what may be calledpoliticalcrime. 7. In 1925, in his report of the first five years of civil administration, Lord Samuel paid tribute to the part played by the formation of effective police and gendarmerie forces in the ''rapid pacification of the country".

Total deposits Total advances and bills discounted £P. 45 1,088,704 217,147 8,730,443 5,537,736 * 31. (e) Control of banks. 48. Section 5 of the Banking Ordinance, 1941, provides that the Examiner of Banks shall exercise general supervision and control over the carrying on of banking business in Palestine, and shall have power to call for any books, accounts or documents of any bank. Every bank submits to Government a statutory statement of its assets and liabilities at the end of each month and a half yearly analysis of advances and bills discounted.

The difficulty of assessing relative benefits may shown by examining the main categories of Government iture in the year 1944/45. They were as follows :— £P. 000 1. Security 2. W a r s e r v i c e s 3. G e n e r a l s e r v i c e s , v i z : — a) S t a n d i n g c h a r g e s b) G e n e r a l a d m i n i s t r a t i o n c) L e g a l a n d Judiciary d) S o c i a l s e r v i c e s e) S e r v i c e s r e l a t i n g t o d e v e l o p m e n t /) Public works g) P o s t s a n d t e l e g r a p h s ( e x t r a o r d i n a r y ) h) G r a n t s t o l o c a l a u t h o r i t i e s i) M i s c e l l a n e o u s Total best be expendf l > .

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 37 votes

Comments are closed.