D. O'Sullivan, Christopher.

FDR and the End of Empire : The Origins of American Power in the Middle East - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. - 1 online resource (221 p.) - eBooks on Demand The World of the Roosevelt's . - The World of the Roosevelt's .

Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A New Deal for the Middle East; 1. FDR and the End of Empire in the Middle East; 2. Iraq Between Two Empires: Great Britain, Arab Nationalism, and the Origins of American Power; 3. The New Deal on the Nile: Challenging British Power in Egypt; 4. Iran: "A Testing Ground for the Atlantic Charter"; 5. FDR and Saudi Arabia: Forging a Special Relationship; 6. Palestine: The Paradox of Self-Determination; 7. FDR's Road to Damascus: The United States, the Free French, and American "Principles on Trial" in the Levant Conclusion: Sowing the Dragon's Teeth: Th e Origins of American Empire in the Middle EastNotes; Bibliography; Index

An account of the origins of American involvement in the Middle East during the Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Arab nationalism -- History -- 20th century.
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century.
Middle East -- Colonial influence.
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1914-1945.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Political and social views.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.


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