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A line in the sand : Britain, France and the struggle for the mastery of the Middle East

Author: James Barr
Publisher: London ; New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through a stellar cast of politicians, diplomats, spies and soldiers - including T.E. Lawrence, Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle - 'A Line in the Sand' tells the story of the short but crucial era when Britain and France ruled the Middle East.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mark Sykes; François Georges-Picot; François Georges-Picot; Mark Sykes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Barr
ISBN: 9781847374530 1847374530 9781847394576 1847394574
OCLC Number: 663445996
Notes: Cover subtitle: Britain, France and the struggle that shaped the Middle East.
Description: vi, 454 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Britain, France and the struggle for the mastery of the Middle East
Responsibility: James Barr.

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'History at its meticulously researched and addictive best' * Dublin Review of Books * The struggle between Britain and France for mastery of the Middle East between 1914 and the late 1940s, is Read more...

 
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