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The Resource Empires of the sand : the struggle for mastery in the Middle East, 1789-1923, Efraim Karsh and Inari Karsh

Empires of the sand : the struggle for mastery in the Middle East, 1789-1923, Efraim Karsh and Inari Karsh

Label
Empires of the sand : the struggle for mastery in the Middle East, 1789-1923
Title
Empires of the sand
Title remainder
the struggle for mastery in the Middle East, 1789-1923
Statement of responsibility
Efraim Karsh and Inari Karsh
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Karsh, Efraim
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Karsh, Inari
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
Label
Empires of the sand : the struggle for mastery in the Middle East, 1789-1923, Efraim Karsh and Inari Karsh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-397) and index
Contents
Riding the Napoleonic storms -- The Greek tinderbox -- Muhammad Ali's imperial dream -- Losing Egypt -- Out of Europe -- The young Turks in power -- The Ottoman road to war -- The entente's road to war -- The lust for glory -- Genocide in Armenia -- Repression in the holy land -- Istanbul and the Arabs -- The "great Arab revolt" -- Hussein's imperial bid -- Dividing the bear's skins -- The Balfour declaration -- The undoing of the Sykes-Picot Agreement -- Losing Syria -- A kingdom for Faisal -- And one for Abdullah -- From empire to nation
Control code
ocm41439554
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 409 p., [22] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674251526
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99028432
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ABV-6366
Label
Empires of the sand : the struggle for mastery in the Middle East, 1789-1923, Efraim Karsh and Inari Karsh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-397) and index
Contents
Riding the Napoleonic storms -- The Greek tinderbox -- Muhammad Ali's imperial dream -- Losing Egypt -- Out of Europe -- The young Turks in power -- The Ottoman road to war -- The entente's road to war -- The lust for glory -- Genocide in Armenia -- Repression in the holy land -- Istanbul and the Arabs -- The "great Arab revolt" -- Hussein's imperial bid -- Dividing the bear's skins -- The Balfour declaration -- The undoing of the Sykes-Picot Agreement -- Losing Syria -- A kingdom for Faisal -- And one for Abdullah -- From empire to nation
Control code
ocm41439554
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 409 p., [22] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674251526
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99028432
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ABV-6366

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