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Winston Churchill and the Islamic World

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Description for Winston Churchill and the Islamic World Hardcover. The first book to Reveal what Winston Churchill really thought of the Middle East, and to show how he shaped it. Num Pages: 376 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1FB; 3JJ; HBJD1; HBJF1; HBLW; HBTQ; JPSD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 149 x 224 x 40. Weight in Grams: 640.
Winston Churchill began his career as a junior officer and war correspondent in the North West borderlands of British India, and this experience was the beginning of his long relationship with the Islamic world. Overturning the widely-accepted consensus that Churchill was indifferent to, and even contemptuous of, matters concerning the Middle East, this book unravels Churchill's nuanced understanding of the edges of the British Empire. Warren Dockter analyses the future Prime Minister's experiences of the East, including his work as Colonial Under-Secretary in the early 1900s, his relations with the Ottomans and conduct during the Dardanelles Campaign of 1915-16, his ... Read more

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About Warren Dockter
Warren Dockter is Research Fellow at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. He has written widely on Winston Churchill and received his PhD in History from the University of Nottingham.

Reviews for Winston Churchill and the Islamic World
"An enlightening and original account of an important and neglected aspect of Churchill's strategic and political world-view. It forces us to rethink what we know about the origins of the modern Middle East. Essential reading for Churchill scholars and general readers alike." - Richard Toye, author of Churchill's Empire and The Roar of the Lion, Professor of Modern History,University of ... Read more

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