The making of peace: “Building buffers and filling vacuums”: Great Britain and the Middle East, 1914–1922

@inproceedings{Gooch2008TheMO,
  title={The making of peace: “Building buffers and filling vacuums”: Great Britain and the Middle East, 1914–1922},
  author={J. Gooch},
  year={2008}
}
  • J. Gooch
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • If the peace which the victorious powers imposed on the Middle East at the end of the First World War has not stood the test of time, the fault lies only partly with those who made it. How long a peace lasts is to some degree a function of the skills and foresight of its constructors, but sooner or later the currents of history, which one cannot reasonably have expected its architects to foresee, undermine every such construction. The shape of the Middle East that emerged as a consequence of… CONTINUE READING
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