The Logistics and Politics of the British Campaigns in the Middle East, 1914-22 by Kristian Coates UlrichsenThe Logistics and Politics of the British Campaigns in the Middle East, 1914-22 by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

The Logistics and Politics of the British Campaigns in the Middle East, 1914-22

byKristian Coates Ulrichsen

Hardcover | October 14, 2010

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This book provides an examination of how the logistical demands of the British military campaigns in Palestine and Mesopotamia led to a more intrusive and authoritarian form of imperial control in 1917-18. This early example of Western military intervention in the Middle East provoked a localized backlash in 1919-20 whose effects continue to be felt today.
KRISTIAN COATES ULRICHSEN is Deputy Director of the Kuwait Research Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States, based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, and his research focuses on the history and politics of the Arabian Peninsula and...
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Title:The Logistics and Politics of the British Campaigns in the Middle East, 1914-22Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:October 14, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230233007

ISBN - 13:9780230233003

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Table of Contents

Map
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
PART I
The Political Economy of Empire before 1914
Expansion of the Campaigns,1915-16
Intensification of Wartime Control, 1917-18
PART II
Deepening the Colonial State
Mobilisation of Labour for Logistical Units
Extraction of Agricultural Resources
PART III
Post-war Backlash and Imperial Readjustment, 1919-22
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index