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- DescriptionShows how the British cultivated the Hashemite Sherifs of Mecca more as an alternative focus during the First World War for Muslim loyalty from the Ottoman Sultan, who as Caliph had declared a jihad against the Allies when the Turks joined the Central Powers, than a leader of an independent and united Arabia.
- Author BiographyRobert McNamara has taught at Cork and the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He is currently a lecturer in International History at the University of Ulster at Coleraine. His interests include the relationship between Britain and the Middle East since 1945, the history of British Decolonisation and the Republic of Ireland since independence. His publications include Britain, Nasser and the Balance of Power in the Middle East from Egyptian Revolution to the Six Day War (2003). Professor Alan Sharp is Provost of the Coleraine Campus at the University of Ulster. He joined the History Department at Ulster in 1971 and has been successively Professor of International Studies, a post in which he helped to set up degrees in International Studies and, later, International Politics and Head of the School of History and International Affairs. His major publications include The Versailles Settlement: Peacemaking in Paris, 1919 (1991) amongst others.
- Author(s)Robert McNamara
- PublisherHaus Publishing Limited
- Date of Publication31/10/2009
- GenreRegional History
- Series TitleMakers of the Modern World
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintHaus Publishing Limited
- Content Note1 tables, 3 black & white halftones, 3 maps, 1 diagrames
- Weight421 g
- Width128 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Revised byAlan Sharp
- Format DetailsPaper over boards
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