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Britain and Turkey in the Middle East politics and influence in the early Cold War era by Mustafa Bilgin

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Published by Tauris Academic Studies, In the United States and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Turkey,
  • Turkey -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1964,
  • Turkey -- Foreign relations -- 1918-1960

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-313) and index

StatementMustafa Bilgin
SeriesLibrary of international relations -- 32, Library of international relations (Series) -- 32
LC ClassificationsDA47.9.T9 B55 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17255785M
ISBN 101845113500
ISBN 109781845113506

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About Britain and Turkey in the Middle East In the first work documenting Anglo-Turkish relations in the Middle East in the early Cold War period, Mustafa Bilgin identifies two very distinct stages in the relationship between Britain and Turkey. Before , Turkey relied heavily on Britain to protect it from the 'Soviet menace'. The Axis of Shame: Great Britain, Israel, the United States and Turkey in the Middle East: How the Middle East Mess Came About and the Only Possible Solution. by/5(3). Abstract. During the first two years of the Second World War, Turkey had been peripheral to the British war effort in the Middle East. The spring and summer of saw the British paying closer attention to Turkey’s Middle Eastern credentials than at any time since the establishment of the : Nicholas Tamkin. British Scholar / List of Issues / Volume 2, Issue 2 / Britain and Turkey in the Middle East: Politics and Influence in the Early Cold War Era Mustafa Bilgin. London: Tauris Academic Studies, pp. $ (hardcover).Author: BruceKuniholm.

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