These ten studies analyse the steps of the formation dance the British danced in the Middle Eastern international system from the late 18th Century to the outbreak of the Cold War.
Elegantly written, at times witty, at times acerbic, these erudite ten essays by Edward Ingram, editor of The International History Review, both stimulate and challenge
- English Historical Review
" With this splendid book, Ingram consolidates his reputation as the leading historian of the British Empire in the international system."
- The International History Review