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A Land of Aching Hearts

The Middle East in the Great War

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674735491

Publication Date: 11/17/2014


416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 halftones, 4 maps


  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration
  • Note on Exchange Rates
  • Maps
    • The Middle East at the outbreak of World War I
    • The Middle East at the end of World War I
    • Theaters of war in the Middle East
    • Greater Lebanon, around 1914
  • Introduction: Everyday Heroes
  • 1. A Changing Middle East
  • 2. The Empire at War
  • 3. Living the Great War
  • 4. Entrepreneurs and Profiteers
  • 5. The Soldiering Experience
  • 6. South Asians in the War
  • 7. Cooperation and Disaffection
  • Epilogue: War Memory
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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