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Here follows my synopsis for the Lockdown Lecture for 1 July

  1. Note that the story today goes up only to the outbreak of The Second World War in 1939

  2. The end of Churchill's political career, 1922?

  3. The League of Nations and its rubber stamping of the British/French dividing up of The Otto0man Middle East

  4. The League of Nations Mandate System in The Middle East

  5. The French Mandate in Syria and Lebanon

  6. Transjordan

  7. Palestine (up to 1939)

One book referenced not listed before:

A Line in the Sand by James Barr

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