Anglo-Italian relations in the Middle East, 1922-1940

Fiore, Massimiliano, author

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  • Creator Massimiliano Fiore
  • Format Books
  • Publication Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2010] ©2010
  • Physical Details
    • x, 229 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780754669647, 0754669645, 9780754697473, 0754697479
  • OCLC ocn639939920


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The Anglo-Italian covert war in the Arabian Peninsula and in the Red Sea, 1922-1934 -- Anglo-Italian competition in the Red Sea before the advent of Mussolini -- Fascist Italy's political and commercial penetration in Arabia and the British response -- The Anglo-Italian détente -- Winds of war through the desert -- Fascist propaganda in the Arab-world, 1934-1940 -- Fascist Italy's anti-British propaganda in Egypt and Palestine -- British cultural diplomacy and counter-propaganda in the Middle East, 1934-1940 -- The activities of the British Council in Egypt -- The establishment of the BBC Arabic service -- Britain and Fascist Italy's political and financial support for the great Palestinian uprising, 1933-1940 -- Fascist financial assistance to the Palestinian national movement -- Arms and ammunition to the Palestinian national movement -- A chill in the relations between the Fascist regime and the Palestinian national movement, 1938-1940 -- Armaments diplomacy in the Persian Gulf, 1925-1940 -- The Anglo-Italian naval armament competition in Persia -- The Anglo-Italian aeronautical armament competition in Iraq -- Anglo-Italian imperial competition in the Arabian Peninsula, 1934-1940 -- Arms for Saudi Arabia -- Expansionism in Yemen -- Cold War in southern Arabia in the wake of the Ethiopian War -- The Anglo-Italian agreement on the Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea -- Anglo-Italian activities in the Arabian Peninsula on the eve of the Second World War -- Dreams of imperial greatness, 1922-1940 -- The Anglo-Italian imperial clash in the Middle East -- Epilogue: Shattered dreams
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