Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire - Studies in Imperialism (Paperback)
  • Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire - Studies in Imperialism (Paperback)
zoom

Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire - Studies in Imperialism (Paperback)

(author)
£18.99
Paperback 176 Pages / Published: 21/02/2017
  • We can order this from the publisher

Usually dispatched within 15 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket

This book offers new insight into the end of the British Empire in the Middle East. It takes a fresh look at the relationship between Britain and the Gulf rulers at the height of the British Empire, and how its effects are still felt internationally today.

Over the last four decades, the Persian Gulf region has gone through oil shocks, wars and political changes, and yet the basic entities of the southern Gulf states have remained largely in place. Drawing on extensive multi-archival research in the British, American and Gulf archives, this book illuminates a series of negotiations between British diplomats and the Gulf rulers that inadvertently led Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE to take their current shapes. The story addresses the crucial question of self-determination versus 'better together', a dilemma pertinent to anyone interested in the transformation of the modern world.

Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9781526118837
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 281 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 10 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'Sato has written an important book that is readily accessible to non-specialists and the broader public and deserves a wide readership among the policy-making community, both in Britain and in the Gulf. At a time when the phrase 'east of Suez' has re-entered the British government lexicography and Britain has returned to permanent military bases in the Gulf for the first time since 1971, Sato's reassessment of Britain's regional withdrawal holds particular resonance.' -- .

You may also be interested in...

Colonialism and Neocolonialism
Added to basket
The Fishing Fleet
Added to basket
The Mongol Empire
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
American Colonies
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Canada and the British Empire
Added to basket
Orientalism
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Ireland
Added to basket
£17.00
Paperback
Ten Cities that Made an Empire
Added to basket
Unfinished Empire
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Shakespeare, Race, and Colonialism
Added to basket
The Golden Age
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
The Making of Europe
Added to basket
Culture and Imperialism
Added to basket
Lords of the Horizons
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.