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Britain and the Middle East : from imperial power to junior partner

Author: Zach Levey; Elie Podeh
Publisher: Brighton [England] ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2008.
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Deals with British involvement in the Middle East from the mid-nineteenth to the early twenty-first century. Encompassing a range of topics - including Britain's imperial legacy; Palestine, Israel  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zach Levey; Elie Podeh
ISBN: 1845191641 9781845191641
OCLC Number: 137305995
Description: ix, 355 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Britain's role as a boundary maker in the Middle East / Gideon Biger --
Historiography of empire : the literature on Britain in the Middle East / Yoav Alon --
An empire built on sand / Simon C. Smith --
Failing to aid : British administrators and the Palestinian peasants, 1922-1947 / Amos Nadan --
Britain and Israel, 1950-1967 : the strategic dimension / Zach Levey --
Legacy of the Balfour Declaration : Palestine, 1967-1973 / Wm. Roger Louis --
Britain and the Levant, 1918-1946 : a missed opportunity? / Eyal Zisser --
Gender, tribe and the British construction of Iraq, 1914-1932 / Noga Efrati --
The British role in the early development of Tikrit and the subsequent ascendance of the Tikritis / Ronen Zeidel --The Egyptian jewel in the British imperialist crown : an overview (1882-1956) / Rami Ginat and Meir Noema --
Lies or self-delusion? : Sir Anthony Eden and the Sèvres collusion--October 1956 / Mordechai Bar-On --
Backdrop to 'alpha' : Anglo-American cooperation in search of an Israeli-Egyptian settlement during the 1950s / Neil Caplan --
The Uqair Conference (1922) revisited : Britain and the question of boundaries in the Arabian Peninsula / Eran Segal --
Britain, covert action and the Yemen Civil War, 1962-1967 / Clive Jones --
British possessions in the Persian Gulf and Southwest Arabia : the last abandoned in the Middle East / Uzi Rabi --
British policy towards the Middle East in the post-cold war era, 1991-2005 : a bridge between the US and the EU? / Jonathan Rynhold and Jonathan Spyer --
Britain's reentry to Iraq, March 2003 / Rosemary Hollis --
British Muslims and UK foreign policy / David Rich.
Responsibility: edited by Zach Levey and Elie Podeh.
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