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End of empire policies, and the politics of local elites: the British exit from south Arabia and the Gulf, 1951-1972.

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The unusual way in which Britain's empire in Arabia was connected politically and constitutionally to the metropole, and the perceived – in some instances exaggerated – view of its strategic and economic importance, created both an opportunity and a justification for the British disengagement from the region to happen differently than in most of the rest of the empire. Strong personalities – in the metropole, amongst the men on the spot, and among local elites – played a crucial role in d...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:55e2369c-82f7-4e45-bdd1-44843971bbbd
Local pid:
ora:11794

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