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The Hashemites : the dream of Arabia

The Hashemites : the dream of Arabia

Author: Robert McNamara
Publisher: London : Haus Pub., 2009.
Series: Makers of the modern world (Haus Publishing, Ltd.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The story of the wartime expediency, double-dealing, and dynastic ambition that shaped the modern Middle East.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
McNamara, Robert, 1974-
London : Haus Publishing, 2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McNamara
ISBN: 9781907822353 1907822356 1905791666 9781905791668 1283264609 9781283264600 9786613264602 6613264601
OCLC Number: 759158145
Language Note: English.
Notes: "The peace conferences of 1919-23 and their aftermath"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 239 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Preface; Peacemaking in the Middle East -The Hashemites: Victors or Victims?; Part 1; The Arab World and the Hashemites before the First World War; The First World War and the Rise of Arab Nationalism; Negotiating for an Arab State; The Arab Revolt; Part 2; Feisal and the Peace Conference; The Collapse of Feisal's Kingdom of Syria; Part 3; Reversals of Fortune 1920-5; The Peace Treaties and the Fate of the Arab Lands; Conclusion; Notes; Chronology; Bibliographical Note; Bibliography; Picture Sources; Index; Publishing Info
Series Title: Makers of the modern world (Haus Publishing, Ltd.)
Responsibility: Robert McNamara.


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Robert McNamara, a lecturer in International History at the University of Ulster, has written a timely and rich study. Not only is the Western library in need of many honest, veracious, elucidatory Read more...

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