The Forgotten Front: The East African Campaign 1914-1918

The Forgotten Front: The East African Campaign 1914-1918The Forgotten Front: The East African Campaign 1914-1918 by Ross Anderson
ISBN: 0750958367
Published by The History Press on November 1st 2014
Genres: Africa, Colonialism & Post-Colonialism, Military
Pages: 368

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Empires at War: 1911-1923

Empires at War: 1911-1923Empires at War: 1911-1923 by Robert Gerwarth, Erez Manela
ISBN: 019873493X
Published by Oxford University Press on October 1st 2015
Genres: Colonialism & Post-Colonialism, Military
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: Looks beyond Europe and the Western Front to examine why this was a truly global conflagration leading to the dissolution of empires. It starts with the Italio-Ottoman war over Libya, and ends with the Greco-Turkish War, the Treaty of Lausanne and declaration of the Turkish Republic.

Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East

Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle EastSpies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East by Priya Satia
ISBN: 0199734801
Published by Oxford University Press on November 1st 2009
Genres: Political Science, General, Middle East, Great Britain, Colonialism & Post-Colonialism
Pages: 458

Len's Summary: Beyond Lawrence of Arabia: The interaction between culture and imperialism. // Scholarly critique of British imperialism as a paranoid and brutal arm of military policy with its roots in Edwardian England; questions the liberal underpinnings of imperial ideology. A cultural history of the interwar British imperial state.

Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires 1908-1918

Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires 1908-1918Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires 1908-1918 by Michael A. Reynolds
ISBN: 9780521149167
Published by Cambridge University Press on January 27th 2011
Genres: Political Science, History, Europe, General, Colonialism & Post-Colonialism, Social Science, Islamic Studies, Middle East
Pages: 324

Len's Summary: The confrontation in the Russo-Ottoman hinterlands from the Young Turk Revolution of 1908 through the Russian Revolution to the end of WWI. A study in imperial policy-making and warfare.

The Balkans: Revolution, War and Political Violence since 1878

The Balkans: Revolution, War and Political Violence since 1878The Balkans: Revolution, War and Political Violence since 1878 by Mark Biondich
ISBN: 9780199299058
Published by Oxford University Press on February 17th 2011
Genres: History, Europe, General, Political Science, Colonialism & Post-Colonialism, Genocide & War Crimes
Pages: 400

Len's Summary: From the Ottoman Balkans and the 1878 Treaty of Berlin through the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne and beyond; a primer in Balkan politics. This arrived just in time for the centenary of the Balkan Wars.

German Colonialism: A Short History

German Colonialism: A Short HistoryGerman Colonialism: A Short History by Sebastian Conrad
ISBN: 9781107400474
Published by Cambridge University Press on November 17th 2011
Genres: History, Europe, General, Modern, Political Science, Colonialism & Post-Colonialism
Pages: 246

Len's Summary: A succinct survey history of German colonial expansion and policies from 1885 until it lost its colonial possessions in the Pacific, Asia and Africa as a result of WWI. Unlike several recent studies, this one contends that German colonial policy, though undeniably harsh and racially biased, did not necessarily fore shadow the Holocaust and was not dissimilar to that of France and Britain. (Originally published in German in 2008.)