Curzon and British Imperialism in the Middle East, 1916-1919

Curzon and British Imperialism in the Middle East, 1916-1919

by John Fisher
     
 

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John Fisher explores the acquisitive thinking which, from the autumn of 1914, drove the Mesopotamian Expedition, and examines the political issues, international and imperial, delegated to a War Cabinet committee under Lord Curzon. The motives of Curzon and others in attempting to obtain a privileged political position in the Hejaz are studied in the context of…  See more details below

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John Fisher explores the acquisitive thinking which, from the autumn of 1914, drove the Mesopotamian Expedition, and examines the political issues, international and imperial, delegated to a War Cabinet committee under Lord Curzon. The motives of Curzon and others in attempting to obtain a privileged political position in the Hejaz are studied in the context of inter-Allied suspicions and Turkish intrigues in the Arabian Peninsula. 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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A study of War Imperialism during a period when British statesmen contemplated expansion in several areas of the Middle East. Explores the attitudes that nourished the Mesopotamian Expedition of the early 20th century and examines political issues delegated to a War Cabinet Committee under Lord Curzon. Studies the motives of Curzon and others in attempting to obtain a privileged position for Britain in the Hejaz in the context of inter-Allied suspicions and Turkish intrigues in the Arabian Peninsula. Includes b&w photos and maps. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781136318870
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/12/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
5 MB

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