Curzon and British Imperialism in the Middle East, 1916-1919by John Fisher
Fisher analyses Turco-German aims in 1918 and challenges the notion of their leading,
The motives of Curzon and others in attempting to obtain a privileged political position in the Hejaz are studies in the context of inter-Allied suspicions and Turkish intrigues in the Arabian Peninsula. By 1918, Britain was developing strategic priorities in the Caucasus.
Fisher analyses Turco-German aims in 1918 and challenges the notion of their leading, straightforwardly, to the zenith of British imperialism in the region. This is a penetrating study of war imperialism, when statesmen contemplated strong measures of control in several areas of the Middle East.
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