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The Resource Imperial crossroads : the great powers and the Persian Gulf, edited by Jeffrey R. Macris and Saul Kelly

Imperial crossroads : the great powers and the Persian Gulf, edited by Jeffrey R. Macris and Saul Kelly

Label
Imperial crossroads : the great powers and the Persian Gulf
Title
Imperial crossroads
Title remainder
the great powers and the Persian Gulf
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeffrey R. Macris and Saul Kelly
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At the junction of three great continents and oceanic trade routes that link the cities of the world, the Persian Gulf, like a magnet, has pulled powerful nations into its waters and adjacent lands for centuries. This study examines the contested history for control of the Gulf and its resources, concentrating on Portugal, Holland, Britain, and the United States, and concludes with a look at possible future involvement by India and China. The contributors' thorough analysis reveals several consistent broad interests, including the fact that the great powers entered the region mostly to further trade, to maintain order there, and in the case of the Europeans, to establish a military presence that would protect colonial possessions farther east. Such a historical perspective of the West's involvement provides readers with a new understanding of this vital region
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
953
Index
index present
LC call number
DS326
LC item number
.I52 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Macris, Jeffrey R
  • Kelly, Saul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great powers
  • Persian Gulf Region
  • Persian Gulf Region
  • Persian Gulf Region
Label
Imperial crossroads : the great powers and the Persian Gulf, edited by Jeffrey R. Macris and Saul Kelly
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223103782281
  • 31223103782273
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Portuguese presence in the Persian Gulf: an overview / Rudi Matthee -- The Dutch in the Persian Gulf / Virginia Lunsford -- The Great Game and power projection / Robert Johnson -- The gamekeeper versus the mercenary spirit: the Pax Britannica in the Gulf / Saul Kelly -- Why didn't America replace the British in the Persian Gulf? / Jeffrey R. Macris -- Richard Nixon, Great Britain, and the Anglo-American strategy of turning the Persian Gulf into an allied lake / Tore T. Petersen -- A guiding hand or controlling grasp? Britain, intelligence, and the war in Oman, 1970-76 / Clive Jones -- In Brzezinski's forge: fashioning the Carter doctrine's military instrument / Frank L. Jones -- The ties that bind: the events of 1979 and the escalation of U.S.-Saudi security relations during the Carter and Reagan administrations / Jason H. Campbell -- India's "Monroe doctrine" and the Gulf / James R. Holmes and Toshi Yoshihara -- China's historic return to the Gulf / Ben Simpfendorfer
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 235 p.
Isbn
9781591144892
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012008457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40021346854
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20140213-084/jms
System control number
  • 773666414
  • (OCoLC)773666414
Label
Imperial crossroads : the great powers and the Persian Gulf, edited by Jeffrey R. Macris and Saul Kelly
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223103782281
  • 31223103782273
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Portuguese presence in the Persian Gulf: an overview / Rudi Matthee -- The Dutch in the Persian Gulf / Virginia Lunsford -- The Great Game and power projection / Robert Johnson -- The gamekeeper versus the mercenary spirit: the Pax Britannica in the Gulf / Saul Kelly -- Why didn't America replace the British in the Persian Gulf? / Jeffrey R. Macris -- Richard Nixon, Great Britain, and the Anglo-American strategy of turning the Persian Gulf into an allied lake / Tore T. Petersen -- A guiding hand or controlling grasp? Britain, intelligence, and the war in Oman, 1970-76 / Clive Jones -- In Brzezinski's forge: fashioning the Carter doctrine's military instrument / Frank L. Jones -- The ties that bind: the events of 1979 and the escalation of U.S.-Saudi security relations during the Carter and Reagan administrations / Jason H. Campbell -- India's "Monroe doctrine" and the Gulf / James R. Holmes and Toshi Yoshihara -- China's historic return to the Gulf / Ben Simpfendorfer
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 235 p.
Isbn
9781591144892
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012008457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40021346854
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20140213-084/jms
System control number
  • 773666414
  • (OCoLC)773666414

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