10 edition of Spies in Arabia found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-441) and index.
|LC Classifications||DS63.2.G7 S28 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 458 p. :|
|Number of Pages||458|
|LC Control Number||2007028405|
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Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East. Priya Satia. Rating details 38 ratings 6 reviews.
At the dawn of the twentieth century, British intelligence agents began to venture in increasing numbers to the Arab lands of the Ottoman Empire, a region of crucial geopolitical importance spanning present-day Iraq, Jordan, /5.
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Unpacking the romantic fascination Spies in Arabia book "Arabia" as the land of espionage, Spies in Arabia presents a stark tale of poetic ambition, war, terror, and failed redemption--and the prehistory of our present discontents.
click to read more. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Oxford University Press Get Books At the dawn of the twentieth century, British intelligence agents began to venture in increasing numbers to the Arab lands of the Ottoman Empire, a region of crucial geopolitical importance spanning present-day Iraq, Jordan, Syria, and Saudi Arabia.
linkages between Arabia and British popular culture. While Part One of the book widely examines the Middle East, albeit with a focus on Arabia—modern Saudi Arabia and Iraq in particular—Part Two focuses. almost exclusively on Iraq. While Iraq was a nominally independent monarchy.
“The spies were not navigating candlesticks and crystal at dinner parties, or insinuating themselves into the corridors of power,” writes Matti Friedman in his new book, “Spies Missing: Arabia.
Thus, we are fortunate to have a new book on Saudi Arabia as helpful as David H. Rundell’s “Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads.” If you don’t know the author’s name, don.
Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East. Oxford University Press. Oxford University Press. ISBN We have seen them in the movies, and we have read about them in books.
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Anderson, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and author of several books, including “Lawrence in Arabia,” follows the story of four C.I.A. operatives — Michael Burke, Edward.
He sent the two spies to her house and brought her and her family safely out of Jericho. Rahab was allowed to live peacefully in Israel the rest of her life because she protected the spies. She helped Israel come into the Promised Land. Later Rahab married a man named Salmon.
They had a son named Boaz, who married Ruth. Lessons in Arabic Language, Book 1 – Shaykh Dr. ‘Abdur-Raheem, Islaamic University of Madeenah Courtesy of (), and by kind permission of Shaykh Dr. ‘Abdur-Raheem. Spies in Arabia occupies a position in the literature Spies in Arabia book different approaches, and will be a valuable resource to scholars in a variety of field It delivers a fresh look at a pivotal period in the history of an important region of the world; it sheds light on the imperial tribulations of pursuing a democratic foreign policy in a violent region; and, it provides insight into how our understanding of the Brand: Oxford University Press.
The “Spies in Arabia” include D. Lawrence and Gertrude Bell as well as lesser- known figures, all of whom used their culturally bound understandings of the region and status as semi-autonomous agents of the state to shape military policy.
The book opens by exploring how Arabia came to be defined in the Edwardian imagination. Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East: Author: Priya Satia: Publisher: Oxford University Press, ISBN: X, 5/5(1).
Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East Paperback – Import, 4 February by Priya Satia (Author)Reviews: 4. Priya Satia is assistant professor of modern British history at Stanford University. Her new book is Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East.
From Priya Satia. There was something fittingly fateful about how I came to write Spies in Arabia. Spies in Arabia is an educational read, even for those with poor educations like myself who didn't know the meaning of this book's most often-used word, "epistemology." After finishing the book the first time, in defeat and still unable to divine the meaning of this obviously key word from context, I stooped to the s: 6.
Priya Satia. The first comprehensive cultural history of the intelligence-gathering, surveillance, and military tactics used by the British in the Middle East.
A new cultural-historical interpretation of the British state in the first part of the twentieth century. Spies in Arabia. The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East. In his absorbing new book The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War — A Tragedy in Three Acts, Anderson answers that question by.
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Spies in Arabia - Review Spies in Arabia Priya Satia, writes Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East to examine the establishment of the pre-war intelligence community in the Middle East and the eventual establishment of Britain’s covert empire following World War I.
Spies in Arabia: the Great War and the cultural foundations of Britain’s covert empire in the Middle East / by Priya Satia. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1. Middle East—Foreign relations—Great Britain. Great Britain—Foreign relations—Middle East.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Spies in Arabia by Priya Satia,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Spies in Arabia is a much awaited book on the British in the Middle East during and in the aftermath of the First World War.
It avoids focusing on Lawrence alone and gives a fine and comprehensive picture of the cultural background of British agents employed in the Middle East and in Iraq in particular.
Her first book Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East (OUP, ) won the AHA-Herbert Baxter Adams Book Prize, the AHA-Pacific Coast Branch Book Award, and the Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies Book Prize.
Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East: Satia, Priya: Books - Winner of the: AHA-Herbert Baxter Adams Book Prize () AHA-Pacific Coast Branch Book Award () Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies Book Prize () Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East | Department of History.
The striking image on the cover of Priya Satia's impressive study—a small Wapiti airplane whizzing over a camel party striding in the desert—is a perfect emblem of this book's theme: the role played by the informal network of Edwardian British spies in the construction of Britain's “covert empire” in Arabia, that “new form of imperial rule, invisible, barely existing on paper.
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[Priya Satia] -- At the start of the 20th century, British intelligence agents began to venture in increasing numbers to the Arab lands of the Ottoman Empire, drawn by the twin objectives of securing the route to.