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The Anglo-Egyptian Rivalry in Yemen

Asher Orkaby.

in Beyond the Arab Cold War

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 6926 words.

The Yemen Civil War brought about the end of the British Empire and represented the final stage of an Anglo-Egyptian rivalry that had begun with Lord Palmerston’s 1839 conquest of Aden and...

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Asking ‘the Tribal Question’

Robert S. G. Fletcher.

in British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Asian History. 20470 words.

This chapter describes the contours of ‘the Tribal Question’: a heightened interwar interest in the world’s desert zones and nomadic peoples. While attention shifted between locations in...

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Beating the Bounds

Robert S. G. Fletcher.

in British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Asian History. 28458 words.

This chapter accounts for the growth of the bureaucratic arrangements and military forces that made up desert administration in Egypt, Trans-Jordan, and Iraq, and argues for their...

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Beyond Paradigms

Asher Orkaby.

in Beyond the Arab Cold War

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 1720 words.

September 26, 1962, marked the end of a thousand-year religious dynasty in Yemen. Muhammad al-Badr, the last ruling imam, was overthrown and replaced by a weak republic. Over the next six...

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Beyond the Arab Cold War

Asher Orkaby.

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 312 pages.

Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War (1962–68) to the forefront of modern Middle East history, in a comprehensive account that features multilingual and...

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British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’

Robert S. G. Fletcher.

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Asian History. 336 pages.

This book reconstructs the history of Britain’s presence in the deserts of the interwar Middle East, making the case for its significance to scholars of imperialism and of the region’s...

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Chemical Warfare in Yemen

Asher Orkaby.

in Beyond the Arab Cold War

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9313 words.

Nasser’s “long-breath strategy” from 1966 through the end of 1967 was focused on maintaining the security of the strategic triangle while using fewer troops. Instead, an intensive bombing...

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Conclusion

Robert S. G. Fletcher.

in British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Asian History. 4485 words.

This conclusion identifies the central characteristics of British desert administration in the interwar Middle East, and reflects on its significance for students of imperialism and of the...

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Edward VII (1841–1910), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, and emperor of India

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Indian History. 16431 words.

Edward VII (1841–1910), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, and emperor of India, was born at Buckingham Palace, London, on 9...

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Edward VIII [afterwards Prince Edward, duke of Windsor] (1894–1972), king of Great Britain, Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, and emperor of India

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Indian History. 9818 words.

Edward VIII [afterwards Prince Edward, duke of Windsor] (1894–1972), king of Great Britain, Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, and emperor of India, was born at White...

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