Britain and the Politics of Modernization in the Middle East, 1945 1958
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BeschreibungAn historically informed critique of development assistance, examining Britain's foreign aid programme in the Middle East in the 1940s and 1950s.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; 1. Britain, peasants and Pashas: debating approaches to modernization in the post-war Middle East; 2. Imperial dreams and delusions: the economics of promoting Middle East development; 3. The British Middle East Office and the abandonment of imperial approaches to modernization; 4. The British Middle East Office and the politics of modernization in Iran, 1945-51; 5. The British Middle East Office and the politics of modernization in Iraq, 1945-58; 6. The British Middle East Office and the politics of modernization in Jordan, 1951-8; Conclusion.
Pressestimmen' ... a lively and thoughtful account of British 'development' efforts in various Middle Eastern countries during the years immediately following World War II ... Kingston has written a succinct and perceptive memoir of a decent and dedicated band of individuals whose efforts evidently deserve the affectionate attention he has given them' International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Middle East Studies'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2002
Seitenanzahl: 204 Seiten