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Proconsul to the Middle East
Language: en
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Authors: John Townsend
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

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Proconsul to the Middle East
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: John Townsend
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-15 - Publisher: I. B. Tauris

Britain's Moment in the Middle East: was it an imperial triumph or a decisive staging post in the end-of-empire story? Sir Percy Cox (1864-1937) was a vital figure in the history of the British Empire in the Middle East, part of the pantheon with such legends as T.E. Lawrence and
Lord Cromer
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Roger Owen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In the heyday of Empire just before the First World War, Lord Cromer was second only to Lord Curzon in fame and public esteem. In the days when Cairo and Calcutta represented the twin poles of British power in Asia and Africa, Cromer's commanding presence seemed to radiate the essential
What the British Did
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Peter Mangold
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Britain has been engaged in the Middle East for over two centuries. During the Napoleonic Wars it expelled the French from Egypt. During World War I it helped to dismantle the Ottoman empire. During World War II, it defeated the Italians and Germans. In the post-war years, it attempted to
British Ways of Counter-insurgency
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Matthew Hughes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge

This edited collection examines the British ‘way’ in counter-insurgency. It brings together and consolidates new scholarship on the counter-insurgency associated with the end of empire, foregrounding a dark and violent history of British imperial rule, one that stretched back to the nineteenth century and continued until the final collapse of