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Demise of the British empire in the Middle East : Britain's responses to nationalist movements, 1943-55 / edited by Michael J. Cohen and Martin Kolinsky.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 1998.ISBN:
  • 0714648043
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 327.41056 21
LOC classification:
  • DS63.2.G7
Contents:
Pt. 1. The Effect of War on the Middle East. 1. Britain and decolonization: The Labour governments and the Middle East, 1945-51 / Nicholas Owen. 2. The strategic role of the Middle East after the war / Michael J. Cohen -- Pt. 2. Aspects of Arab Nationalism. 3. Britain and the politics of the Arab League, 1943-50 / Michael Thornhill. 4. Economic aspects of Arab nationalism / Rodney Wilson. 5. A new Middle East? The crystallization of the Arab state system after the Second World War / Bruce Maddy-Weitzman -- Pt. 3. Egypt in Conflict with Britain. 6. Lampson and the wartime control of Egypt / Martin Kolinsky. 7. Egypt 1945-52: The uses of disorder / Charles Tripp. 8. Britain and the Egyptian problem, 1945-48 / John Kent. 9. Discord or partnership? British and American policy toward Egypt, 1942-56 / Peter L. Hahn -- Pt. 4. Degrees of Accommodation with Britain. 10. The decline of British influence and the ruling elite in Iraq / Michael Eppel. 11. British rule in Jordan, 1943-55 / Ilan Pappe. 12. Britain and the Palestine question, 1945-48: The dialectic of regional and international constraints / Avraham Sela.
Summary: This book deals with the gradual edipse of British imperial power in the Middle East, which began during World War Two and reached its denouement with Britain's agreement to evacuate the Suez base in 1954.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. 1. The Effect of War on the Middle East. 1. Britain and decolonization: The Labour governments and the Middle East, 1945-51 / Nicholas Owen. 2. The strategic role of the Middle East after the war / Michael J. Cohen -- Pt. 2. Aspects of Arab Nationalism. 3. Britain and the politics of the Arab League, 1943-50 / Michael Thornhill. 4. Economic aspects of Arab nationalism / Rodney Wilson. 5. A new Middle East? The crystallization of the Arab state system after the Second World War / Bruce Maddy-Weitzman -- Pt. 3. Egypt in Conflict with Britain. 6. Lampson and the wartime control of Egypt / Martin Kolinsky. 7. Egypt 1945-52: The uses of disorder / Charles Tripp. 8. Britain and the Egyptian problem, 1945-48 / John Kent. 9. Discord or partnership? British and American policy toward Egypt, 1942-56 / Peter L. Hahn -- Pt. 4. Degrees of Accommodation with Britain. 10. The decline of British influence and the ruling elite in Iraq / Michael Eppel. 11. British rule in Jordan, 1943-55 / Ilan Pappe. 12. Britain and the Palestine question, 1945-48: The dialectic of regional and international constraints / Avraham Sela.

This book deals with the gradual edipse of British imperial power in the Middle East, which began during World War Two and reached its denouement with Britain's agreement to evacuate the Suez base in 1954.