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The Resource Lords of the desert: : the battle between the United States and Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East, James Barr

Lords of the desert: : the battle between the United States and Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East, James Barr

Label
Lords of the desert: : the battle between the United States and Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East
Title
Lords of the desert:
Title remainder
the battle between the United States and Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East
Statement of responsibility
James Barr
Title variation
Battle between the United States and Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Using recently declassified documents, a historian describes how the United States argued with Great Britain over their colonial rule of the Arab world, ultimately forcing them out, taking their place and earning widespread resentment
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barr, James
Dewey number
327.4/1056
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS63.1
LC item number
.B37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • United States
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Lords of the desert: : the battle between the United States and Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East, James Barr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Heading for trouble (1941-1948) -- The beginning of the end -- The old imperialistic order -- Heading for trouble -- Sheep's eyes -- A pretty tough nut -- The Jewish problem -- Fight for Palestine -- Part two: Important concessions (1947-1953) -- Eggs in one basket -- Exploring the wilder areas -- Going fifty-fifty -- An unfortunate turn -- Second fiddle -- Plotting Mosaddeq's downfall -- The man in the arena -- Part three. Descent to Suez (1953-1958) -- The gift of a gun -- Baghdad pact -- Overreach -- Ditching Nasser -- A sort of Jenkins' ear -- The Suez miscalculation -- Failed coups -- The year of revolutions -- Part four. Clinging on (1957-1967) -- Rebels on the Jebel -- Iraq and Kuwait -- Pandora's box -- Secret war -- Falling out -- Epilogue
Control code
on1019581084
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 454 pages
Isbn
9780465050635
Lccn
2018950694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
327.41 B27 ; XX-N ; [A18BP031, #34, 4@35.00, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1019581084
  • (OCoLC)1019581084
Label
Lords of the desert: : the battle between the United States and Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East, James Barr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Heading for trouble (1941-1948) -- The beginning of the end -- The old imperialistic order -- Heading for trouble -- Sheep's eyes -- A pretty tough nut -- The Jewish problem -- Fight for Palestine -- Part two: Important concessions (1947-1953) -- Eggs in one basket -- Exploring the wilder areas -- Going fifty-fifty -- An unfortunate turn -- Second fiddle -- Plotting Mosaddeq's downfall -- The man in the arena -- Part three. Descent to Suez (1953-1958) -- The gift of a gun -- Baghdad pact -- Overreach -- Ditching Nasser -- A sort of Jenkins' ear -- The Suez miscalculation -- Failed coups -- The year of revolutions -- Part four. Clinging on (1957-1967) -- Rebels on the Jebel -- Iraq and Kuwait -- Pandora's box -- Secret war -- Falling out -- Epilogue
Control code
on1019581084
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 454 pages
Isbn
9780465050635
Lccn
2018950694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
327.41 B27 ; XX-N ; [A18BP031, #34, 4@35.00, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1019581084
  • (OCoLC)1019581084

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