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The British Empire In The Middle East, 1945-1951: Arab Nationalism, The United States, and Postwar Imperialism
This is a far-reaching study of how Britain's postwar Labour government attempted to sustain a vision of Britain as a world power. Committed to the liquidation of the old British Empire, the government sought to develop new relationships in the Middle East as a replacement for India, hoping to halt the decline of the Empire by putting it on a new basis. Caught between the ...more
Paperback, 820 pages
Published February 6th 1986 by Oxford University Press
(first published 1985)
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William Roger Louis CBE FBA, also known as Wm. Roger Louis, or Roger Louis, informally, is an American historian, currently distinguished historian at the University of Texas at Austin. Louis is the Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford History of the British Empire, the former President of the American Historical Association, the former Chairman of the Department of State Historical Advisory Committee, a ...moreMore about William Roger Louis...