FDR and the End of Empire : The Origins of American Power in the Middle East

By: D. O'Sullivan, ChristopherMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandThe World of the Roosevelt's: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (221 p.)ISBN: 9781137025258Subject(s): 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 EastGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: FDR and the End of Empire : The Origins of American Power in the Middle EastDDC classification: 327.7305609 | 327.7305609043 LOC classification: DS63.2 .U5 O84 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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
Summary: An account of the origins of American involvement in the Middle East during the Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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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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CHRISTOPHER D. O'SULLIVAN teaches History and International Studies at the University of San Francisco, USA and was recently a Fulbright visiting professor at the University of Jordan. His books include Colin Powell: American Power and Intervention From Vietnam to Iraq (2009); Sumner Welles, Postwar Planning, and the Quest for a New World Order (2008) which won the American Historical Association's Gutenberg-e Prize; and The United Nations: A Concise History (2005).

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