History Of The Great War

History of the Great War is a weekly podcast that will cover the First World War that occurred from 1914 and 1918. Every week we will be discussing the events that occurred exactly 100 years ago. We will journey from the borders of France in the blistering heat of 1914, to the shores of Gallipoli, to the banks of Somme, to the final knockout attempt by the German army in the spring of 1918.




episode 19: 223: Middle Eastern Revolts Pt. 3

The people of Iraq had risen against British rule, but could they actually succeed?

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The 1920 Revolt in Iraq Reconsidered: The Role of Tribes in National Politics by Amal Vinogradov
'A Tedious and Perilous Controversy': Britain and the Settlement of the Mosul Dispute, 1918-1926 by Peter J. Beck
British Oil Policy in the Middle East 1919-1932 by Colin Davies
The British Press and the Future of Egypt, 1919-1922 by Michael B. Bishku
The Cambridge History of EgyptCreating Nations, Establishing States: Ethno-Religious Heterogeneity and the British Creation of Iraq in 1919-23 by Guiditta Fontana
Did Britain Use Chemical Weapons in Mandatory Iraq? by R.M. Douglas
Enemy on the Euphrates: The Battle for Iraq, 1914 - 1921 by Ian Rutledge
Competing Narratives: Histories of the Women's Movement in Iraq, 1910-58 by Noga Efrati
Labor Unrest in Egypt, 1906-90 by Donald Quataert
British Oil Policy in the Middle East 1919-1932 by Colin Davies
Ordinary Egyptians: Creating the Modern Nation Through Popular Culture by Ziad Fahmy
The Other 'Awakening' in Iraq: The Women's Movement in the First Half of the Twentieth Century by Noga Efrat
iLiminal Loyalties: Ottomanism and Palestinian Responses to the Turkish War of Independence, 1919-22 by Awad Halabi
Patterns of the 1920 rising in Iraq: The Rifā'iyya ṭarīqa and Shiism by Thomas Eich
Peasants in Revolt - Egypt 1919 by Ellis Goldberg
Southern Kurdistan under Britain's Mesopotamian Mandate: From Separation to Incorporation, 1920-23 by Saad Eskander
The Egyptian Revolution of 1919: New Directions in the Egyptian Economy by Robert L. Tignor
War and Occupation in Iraq: What Went Right? What Could Go Wrong? by Judith S. Yaphe

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 09 October 2019  27m