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peace to end all peace

David Fromkin

peace to end all peace

creating the modern Middle East, 1914-1922

by David Fromkin

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Published by A. Deutsch in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.,
    • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
    • Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1914-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-620) and index.

      StatementDavid Fromkin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS63.2.G7 F76 1989b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination635 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages635
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1928096M
      ISBN 100233983937
      LC Control Number90142331

        In A Peace to End All Peace, David Fromkin reveals how and why the Allies came to remake the geography and politics of the Middle East, drawing lines on an empty map that eventually became the new countries of Iraq, Israel, Jordan, and Lebanon. Focusing on the formative years of to , when all-even an alliance between Arab nationalism 4/5(14). The book Peace to End All Peace describes the failure of the Ottoman Empire. The book also gives an account on how the collapse of the empire contributed to the Renaissance and development of the Middle East. The fall of the Ottoman Empire was brought about due to the partitioning of the empire.

      As David Fromkin points out in A Peace to End All Peace, such an assumption is displaced from reality. The system of states as we know it in the Middle East (a term only invented in ) (), was crafted by Europeans around as a way to grab new expansions to their empire, to carve up the fallen Ottoman Empire and establish influence as. In A Peace to End All Peace, David Fromkin reveals how and why the Allies came to remake the geography and politics of the Middle East, drawing lines on an empty map that eventually became the new countries of Iraq, Israel, Jordan, and Lebanon. Focusing on the formative years of to , when all-even an alliance between Arab nationalism /5().

      "A Peace to End All Peace" reads like a fiction novel and is very concise. Fromkin helps to explain in detail the great maneuvering and the politics that resulted in the downfall of the last great Islamic empire, and the breaking up of its territories, the effects of which can be seen to this day: The israeli-palestinian conflict, and the rise Cited by:   A Peace to End All Peace The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East (Book): Fromkin, David: Published with a new afterword from the author--the classic, bestselling account of how the modern Middle East was created The Middle East has long been a region of rival religions, ideologies, nationalisms, and ambitions.


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