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A Line in the Sand: Britain, France and the struggle that shaped the Middle…



In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; François Georges-Picot a diplomat with a grudge. The deal they struck, which was designed to relieve tensions that threatened to engulf the Entente Cordiale, drew a line in the sand from the Mediterranean to the Persian frontier. Territory north of that stark line would go to France; land south of it, to Britain. The creation of Britain’s…

A Line In The Sand

Author : James Barr  |  Pub Date : 2011-10-27  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781849839037
ISBN 13 : 1849839034

In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; François Georges-Picot a ..



A Line In The Sand

Author : James Barr  |  Pub Date : 2012  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1847394574
ISBN 13 : 9781847394576

In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; François Georges-Picot a ..



A Line In The Sand

Author : James Barr  |  Pub Date : 2011  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1847374530
ISBN 13 : 9781847374530

In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; François Georges-Picot a ..



A Line In The Sand The Anglo French Struggle For The Middle East 1914 1948

Author : James Barr  |  Pub Date : 2012-01-09  |  Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393070651
ISBN 13 : 0393070654

Uses recently declassified French and British government documents to describe how the two countries secretly divided the Middle East during World War I and the effect these mandat..




A Peace To End All Peace

Author : David Fromkin  |  Pub Date : 2010-08-03  |  Publisher : Holt Paperbacks

ISBN 10 : 1429988525
ISBN 13 : 9781429988520

Published with a new afterword from the author—the classic, bestselling account of how the modern Middle East was created The Middle East has long been a region of rival religion..



Empires Of The Sand

Author : Efraim Karsh  |  Pub Date : 2009-06-01  |  Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674039346
ISBN 13 : 0674039343

Empires of the Sand offers a bold and comprehensive reinterpretation of the struggle for mastery in the Middle East during the long nineteenth century (1789-1923). This book denies..



A History Of The World

Author : Andrew Marr  |  Pub Date : 2012-09-27  |  Publisher : Pan Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780230767539
ISBN 13 : 0230767532

Our understanding of world history is changing, as new discoveries are made on all the continents and old prejudices are being challenged. In this truly global journey Andrew Marr ..



The New Middle East

Author : Paul Danahar  |  Pub Date : 2013-10-01  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9781620402542
ISBN 13 : 1620402548

BBC bureau chief Paul Danahar sets out the new order in the Middle East following the Arab Spring, and explains what it will mean both for the region and the West. For the past for..



Six Days Of War

Author : Michael B. Oren  |  Pub Date : 2017-06-06  |  Publisher : Presidio Press

ISBN 10 : 9780345464316
ISBN 13 : 0345464311

Though it lasted for only six tense days in June, the 1967 Arab-Israeli war never really ended. Every crisis that has ripped through this region in the ensuing decades, from the Yo..



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