Britain, the Hashemites and Arab Rule

The Sherifian Solution

By Timothy J. Paris

© 2003 – Routledge

416 pages

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About the Book

Timothy Paris examines Winston Churchill's involvement in the struggle for power in a number of Middle Eastern countries between 1920 and 1925. His study traces the development of the Sherifian policy, a policy that was devised by the British.

Table of Contents

1. Britain and the Hashemites, 1914-1919: An Overview 2. "An Amir Such As We Desire" - Faisal for Mesopotamia: The "Parallelism Exact" 3. Sunny Jim: "Fait accompli" 1920-21 4. "A Pampered and Querulous Nuisance" - King Husain and the Failure of the Sherifian Solution in the Hijaz: The Deterioration of the Foreign Office's "Husain Policy", 1919-21

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Israeli History, Politics and Society

This series provides a multidisciplinary examination of all aspects of Israeli history, politics and society and serves as a means of communication between the various communities interested in Israel: academics, policy-makers, practitioners, journalists and the informed public.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL012000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies