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Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

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ISBN-10: 0199540837

ISBN-13: 9780199540839

Edition: 2008

Authors: D. K. Fieldhouse

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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.…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Glossary
Maps
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
Transjordan, 1918-1956
Syria and the French, 1918-1946
Lebanon and the French, 1918-1946
Conclusions
Conclusions
Select Bibliography
Index