Attempts to explain the influence on the Middle East of the imperial powers after the end of World War I. This book describes the British objection to Pan-Arabism and shows how this led to the creation of artificial and small states which later became oil-rich.
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The Middle East, as we know it today, emerged from decisions made by the Allies during and after the First World War. This extraordinarily ambitious, vividly written account tells how and why those decisions were made and the devastating effect they had.About the Author:
David Fromkin is Professor of International Relations and Law at Boston University, Massachusetts
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1991. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very light edgewear. Very light soiling. Light wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 12159