Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958
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The term "Fertile Crescent" is commonly used as shorthand for the group of territories extending around the Rivers Tigris and Euphrates. Here it is assumed to consist of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Palestine. Much has been written on the history of these countries which were taken from the Ottoman empire after 1918 and became Mandates under the League of Nations. For the most part the histories of these countries have been handled either individually or as part of the history of Britain or France. In the first instance the emphasis has normally been on the development of nationalism and local resistance to alien control in a particular territory, leading to the modern successor state.…
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/15/2008
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Before The Mandates, 1900-1922|
|The Decline of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East and the 'Arab Awakening' before 1914|
|War and the Partition of the Ottoman Empire, 1914-1922|
|Alien Rule And Nationalist Reactions, 1918-1958|
|Britain in Mesopotamia/Iraq, 1918-1958|
|Palestine: Zionism and the Genesis of the Mandate|
|Palestine: The British Mandate, 1918-1948|
|Syria and the French, 1918-1946|
|Lebanon and the French, 1918-1946|