CHANGING LANGUAGES OF EMPIRE AND THE ORIENT: BRITAIN AND THE INVENTION OF THE MIDDLE EAST, 1917–1918*

@article{Renton2007CHANGINGLO,
  title={CHANGING LANGUAGES OF EMPIRE AND THE ORIENT: BRITAIN AND THE INVENTION OF THE MIDDLE EAST, 1917–1918*},
  author={J. Renton},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={645 - 667}
}
  • J. Renton
  • Published 2007
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
ABSTRACT During the last two years of the Great War the British government undertook a global propaganda campaign to generate support for the military advance into the Near East, British post-war domination of the region, and the war effort in general. The objective was to transform how the West and the peoples of the Ottoman empire perceived the Orient, its future, and the British empire. To fit with the international demand that the war should be fought for the cause of national self… Expand
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