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The Resource The Berlin-Baghdad express : the Ottoman Empire and Germany's bid for world power, Sean McMeekin

The Berlin-Baghdad express : the Ottoman Empire and Germany's bid for world power, Sean McMeekin

Label
The Berlin-Baghdad express : the Ottoman Empire and Germany's bid for world power
Title
The Berlin-Baghdad express
Title remainder
the Ottoman Empire and Germany's bid for world power
Statement of responsibility
Sean McMeekin
Title variation
Ottoman Empire and Germany's bid for world power
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McMeekin, Sean
Dewey number
940.3/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D520.T8
LC item number
M36 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Jihad
  • Germany
  • Geopolitics
  • Germany
  • Turkey
Label
The Berlin-Baghdad express : the Ottoman Empire and Germany's bid for world power, Sean McMeekin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in the United Kingdom by Penguin Books Ltd. 2010"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-[426]) and index
Contents
Prologue: The view from Haydarpasha -- The kaiser, the baron and the dragoman -- Berlin to Baghdad -- Young Turks and old caliphs -- A gift from Mars : German holy war fever -- The war for the porte -- The first global jihad : death to infidels everywhere! (unless they be Germans, Austrians, Hungarians, Americans or - possibly - Italians) -- Parting the Red Sea -- An Austrian in Arabia -- Showdown at the Suez Canal -- Gallipoli : from disaster to triumph -- The blood of the Prophet -- The Shia stratagem -- To the gates of India -- Trouble on the Baghdad Railway -- The reluctant Mahdi -- Iranian implosion -- Betrayal in Mecca -- The holy war devours its children -- Consolation prize? : the race for Baku -- Epilogue: The strange death of German Zionism and the Nazi-Muslim connection
Control code
ocn555658561
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 460 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674057395
Lccn
2010019199
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)555658561
Label
The Berlin-Baghdad express : the Ottoman Empire and Germany's bid for world power, Sean McMeekin
Publication
Note
"First published in the United Kingdom by Penguin Books Ltd. 2010"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-[426]) and index
Contents
Prologue: The view from Haydarpasha -- The kaiser, the baron and the dragoman -- Berlin to Baghdad -- Young Turks and old caliphs -- A gift from Mars : German holy war fever -- The war for the porte -- The first global jihad : death to infidels everywhere! (unless they be Germans, Austrians, Hungarians, Americans or - possibly - Italians) -- Parting the Red Sea -- An Austrian in Arabia -- Showdown at the Suez Canal -- Gallipoli : from disaster to triumph -- The blood of the Prophet -- The Shia stratagem -- To the gates of India -- Trouble on the Baghdad Railway -- The reluctant Mahdi -- Iranian implosion -- Betrayal in Mecca -- The holy war devours its children -- Consolation prize? : the race for Baku -- Epilogue: The strange death of German Zionism and the Nazi-Muslim connection
Control code
ocn555658561
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 460 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674057395
Lccn
2010019199
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)555658561

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