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The Resource A line in the sand : the Anglo-French struggle for the Middle East, 1914-1948, James Barr

A line in the sand : the Anglo-French struggle for the Middle East, 1914-1948, James Barr

Label
A line in the sand : the Anglo-French struggle for the Middle East, 1914-1948
Title
A line in the sand
Title remainder
the Anglo-French struggle for the Middle East, 1914-1948
Statement of responsibility
James Barr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Uses recently declassified French and British government documents to describe how the two countries secretly divided the Middle East during World War I and the effect these mandates had on local Arabs and Jews
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956/.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS63
LC item number
.B33 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A line in the sand : the Anglo-French struggle for the Middle East, 1914-1948, James Barr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1: The carve-up, 1915-1919. Very practical politics ; Monsieur Picot ; Enter T. E. Lawrence ; Allenby's man ; I want Mosul ; Deadlock -- Pt. 2: Interwar tensions, 1920-1939. The crusader ; Revolt in Iraq ; The best and cheapest solution ; The Druze revolt ; The crushing of the Druzes ; The pipeline ; Revenge! Revenge! ; Fighting terror with terror ; Placating the Arabs -- Pt. 3: The secret war, 1940-1945. A king in exile ; A squalid episode ; Completely intransigent, extremely rude ; Envoy extraordinary ; Dirty work ; Another Fashoda ; Friends in need ; Trop de z?le ; The murder of Lord Moyne -- Pt. 4: Exit, 1945-1949. Time to call the shots ; Got to think again ; The American League for a Free Palestine ; French and Zionist intrigues ; Last post
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xii, 450 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393070651
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011-038037
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2011 under the title A line in the sand : Britain, France, and the struggle for the mastery of the Middle East"--T.p. verso.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OUa)vtls000815234
  • (OCoLC)ocn738350032
  • (OCoLC)ocm738350032
  • 4511-04960
  • (OCoLC)738350032
Label
A line in the sand : the Anglo-French struggle for the Middle East, 1914-1948, James Barr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1: The carve-up, 1915-1919. Very practical politics ; Monsieur Picot ; Enter T. E. Lawrence ; Allenby's man ; I want Mosul ; Deadlock -- Pt. 2: Interwar tensions, 1920-1939. The crusader ; Revolt in Iraq ; The best and cheapest solution ; The Druze revolt ; The crushing of the Druzes ; The pipeline ; Revenge! Revenge! ; Fighting terror with terror ; Placating the Arabs -- Pt. 3: The secret war, 1940-1945. A king in exile ; A squalid episode ; Completely intransigent, extremely rude ; Envoy extraordinary ; Dirty work ; Another Fashoda ; Friends in need ; Trop de z?le ; The murder of Lord Moyne -- Pt. 4: Exit, 1945-1949. Time to call the shots ; Got to think again ; The American League for a Free Palestine ; French and Zionist intrigues ; Last post
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xii, 450 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393070651
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011-038037
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2011 under the title A line in the sand : Britain, France, and the struggle for the mastery of the Middle East"--T.p. verso.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OUa)vtls000815234
  • (OCoLC)ocn738350032
  • (OCoLC)ocm738350032
  • 4511-04960
  • (OCoLC)738350032

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