Moguls and Mandarins: Oil, Imperialism and the Middle East in British Foreign Policy 1900-1940

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Routledge, Jun 17, 2013 - History - 192 pages
A study of Britain's imperial policy in the Middle East over oil, finance and defence. This book brings together different accounts of British policy in the early 20th century, particularly in the Ottoman Empire, to reflect a consistent pattern of preoccupation, policy-making and diplomacy.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Robinson and Gallagher and British Interests and Policies in the Ottoman Empire in the Early Twentieth Century
7
2 The Purchase of the British Governments Shares in the British Petroleum Company 19121914
34
3 Agent of Empire? The National Bank of Turkey and British Foreign Policy
68
4 British Policy International Diplomacy and the Turkish Revolution
98
Great Britain Italy and Middle Eastern Oil 19201923
126
6 Developments in British Government Oil Policy in the InterWar Period
147
BIBLIOGRAPHY
170
INDEX
180
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