Empires in World War I: Shifting Frontiers and Imperial Dynamics in a Global Conflict

@article{Barringer2014EmpiresIW,
  title={Empires in World War I: Shifting Frontiers and Imperial Dynamics in a Global Conflict},
  author={T. Barringer},
  journal={The Round Table},
  year={2014},
  volume={103},
  pages={528 - 529}
}
[sic] at Mecca and Medina’ (p. 154). The ‘independence’ promised to the Arabs prompted them to play an important (if largely symbolic) role in delivering the Arabian peninsula to the Allies at far less cost than the battles of Gallipoli (also brilliantly analysed) and Kut in 1915. Even though Ulrichsen is right to show that T. E. Lawrence’s role in all of this was ‘embellished’ (p. 157), what he shows is that the Arab rebellion gave significant ‘agency’ to the local population, in the same way… Expand
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