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Britain, Aden and South Arabia : abandoning empire

Author: Karl Pieragostini
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using primary source information, including interviews with the key decision-makers, this is an examination of the process leading to the British decision in 1966 to abandon its 127 year old military  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Pieragostini
ISBN: 0333493796 9780333493793
OCLC Number: 925282348
Description: xiv, 256 s
Contents: Part 1 The theory: decision, entrapment and scuttle. Part 2 The case study: the commitment established; the commitment protected - Aden joins the federation; an airport grenade - the urban war begins; a new broom? Labour comes to power; taking the hard line - emergency powers; desperation and direct rule; scuttle. Part 3 Conclusion: how did it happen? Part 4 Epilogue: the aftermath.
Responsibility: Karl Pieragostini.

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