Lords of the Desert: The Battle Between the US and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East

Lords of the Desert: The Battle Between the US and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East

An authoritative history of how the U.S. supplanted Great Britain as the preeminent power in the Middle East We usually assume that Arab nationalism brought about the end of the British Empire in the Middle East-that Gamal Abdel Nasser and other Arab leaders led popular uprisings against colonial rule that forced the overstretched British from the region. In Lords of the Des An authoritative history of how the U.S. supplanted Great Britain as the preeminent power in the Middle East W...

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Title:Lords of the Desert: The Battle Between the US and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East
Author:James Barr
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Genres:History
ISBN:Lords of the Desert: The Battle Between the US and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East
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Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:432 pages pages

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  • Michael Griswold
    Sep 21, 2018
    *I received an electronic galley from netgalley.com in exchange for a review* Lords of the Desert may be a hard book for a modern American audience considering that the United States and Great Britain have been fast international allies for centuries. But Lords of the Desert chronic...
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  • Max Hellicar
    Sep 13, 2018
    If you want to understand the history of the Middle East in the context of the political and economic strategy of the superpowers - one declining and one gaining influence - this is a superb read. The author makes everything that has happened in this region including coups, military t...
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    Nov 12, 2018
    Fascinating incite into the MidEast oil history and rivalry between US and England. ...
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    Nov 15, 2018
    I just finished reading James Barr?s book Lords of the desert, I have to say I was both informed and entertained by the blend of research and creative storytelling that this books embraces, a lot of unknown history lays between these pages. The secrets of Egypt?s 1952 coup d?eta...
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