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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3162: Britain in the Middle East, 1798-1977

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Yoav Alon, The Making of Modern Jordan: Tribes, Colonialism and the Modern State (2007)
Glen Balfour-Paul, The End of Empire in the Middle East: Britain's Relinquishment of Power in Her Last Three Arab Dependencies (1991)
Michael Cohen & Martin Kolinsky (eds.), Demise of the British Empire in the Middle East: Britain's Response to Nationalist Movements, 1943-55 (1998)
Francis Deng & M. Daly, Bonds of Silk: The Human Factor in the British Administration of the Sudan (1989)
Michael Doyle, Empires (1986)
D. K. Fieldhouse, Western Imperialism in the Middle East, 1914-1958 (2006)
R. J. Gavin, Aden Under British Rule, 1839-1967 (1975)
Gudrun Kramer, A History of Palestine (2008)
Zach Levey & Elie Podeh (eds.), Britain and the Middle East (2007)
Elizabeth Monroe, Britain's Moment in the Middle East, 1914-1971 (1981)
James Onley, The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj: Merchants, Rulers, and the British in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf (2007)
James Onley, "Britain and the Gulf Shaikhdoms, 1820-1971: The Politics of Protection", CIRS Occasional Papers No. 4, Georgetown University (2009)
Roger Owen & Bob Sutcliffe (eds.), Studies in the Theory of Imperialism (1972)
Heather Sharkey, Living with Colonialism: Nationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (2003)
Sarah Searight (ed.), Britain and Iran: 1790-1980: Collected Essays of Sir Denis Wright (2003)
Daniel Silverfarb, Britain's Informal Empire in the Middle East: A Case Study of Iraq, 1929-1941 (1986)
Peter Sluglett, Britain in Iraq (1976; rev. edn., 2007)
Bernard Wasserstein, The British in Palestine: The Mandatory Government and the Arab-Jewish Conflict, 1917-1929 (1978; rev. edn. 1991).
William Welch, No Country for a Gentleman: British Rule in Egypt, 1883-1907 (1988)
Mary Wilson, King Abdullah, Britain and the Making of Jordan (1987)
Denis Wright, The English amongst the Persians (1977; rev. edn. 2001)