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Author Macris, Jeffrey R.
Title The politics and security of the Gulf : Anglo-American hegemony and the shaping of a region / Jeffrey R. Macris.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.

Author Macris, Jeffrey R.
Subject British -- Persian Gulf Region -- History.
Americans -- Persian Gulf Region -- History.
Persian Gulf Region -- Strategic aspects -- History.
Persian Gulf Region -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Persian Gulf Region.
Persian Gulf Region -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Persian Gulf Region.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 322 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Great Britain's legacy in the Persian Gulf -- World War II and the arrival of the Americans -- The early cold war, the loss of India, and Nasser's revolt against the British, 1946-1958 -- The British position in the Gulf under assault, 1958-67 -- Britain births a new Gulf order, 1968-71 -- The chaotic interregnum : America cries enough, 1972-1991 -- Pax Americana--bellum Americanum, 1991-present.
Summary Since the 19th century the Gulf region has been an area of intense interest, having been influenced first by the British and more recently by the Americans. This book charts the changing security and political priorities of these two powers and how they have shaped the region.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780203861899 (electronic bk.)
0203861892 (electronic bk.)
9780415778701 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780415778718 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 609687941
Additional Format Print version: Macris, Jeffrey R. Politics and security of the Gulf. London ; New York : Routledge, 2010 9780415778701 (DLC) 2009026905 (OCoLC)406172746

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