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Between Rome and Jerusalem: Catholics negotiating empires and war in Palestine, 1850-1930

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dc.contributor.author Roberto Mazza
dc.contributor.editor James Kitchen and Robert Johnson
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-04T16:30:24Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Roberto Mazza (2019) 'Between Rome and Jerusalem: Catholics negotiating empires and war in Palestine, 1850-1930' In: The Great War in the Middle East. London : Routledge. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 9781138731332
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7651
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Traditionally, in general studies of the First World War, the Middle East is an arena of combat that has been portrayed in romanticised terms, in stark contrast to the mud, blood, and presumed futility of the Western Front. Battles fought in Egypt, Palestine, Mesopotamia, and Arabia offered a different narrative on the Great War, one in which the agency of individual figures was less neutered by heavy artillery. As with the historiography of the Western Front, which has been the focus of sustained inquiry since the mid-1960s, such assumptions about the Middle East have come under revision in the last two decades – a reflection of an emerging ‘global turn’ in the history of the First World War. The ‘sideshow’ theatres of the Great War – Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Pacific – have come under much greater scrutiny from historians. The fifteen chapters in this volume cover a broad range of perspectives on the First World War in the Middle East, from strategic planning issues wrestled with by statesmen through to the experience of religious communities trying to survive in war zones. The chapter authors look at their specific topics through a global lens, relating their areas of research to wider arguments on the history of the First World War en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Routledge: Taylor and Francis Ltd., en_US
dc.relation.uri https://www.routledge.com/The-Great-War-in-the-Middle-East-A-Clash-of-Empires/Johnson-Kitchen/p/book/9781138731332
dc.rights This is an Author's Manuscript of an book chapter whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published in The Great War in the Middle East; A Clash of Empires, Johnson Roert & Kitchen James E (eds) 2019 copyright Routledge:Taylor & Francis, available online at: https://www.routledge.com/The-Great-War-in-the-Middle-East-A-Clash-of-Empires/Johnson-Kitchen/p/book/9781138731332 en_US
dc.subject First World War en_US
dc.subject Palestine en_US
dc.subject Middle East en_US
dc.title Between Rome and Jerusalem: Catholics negotiating empires and war in Palestine, 1850-1930 en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2019-03-01T12:19:39Z
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2021-08-11
dc.embargo.terms 2021-08-11 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2898647
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle The Great War in the Middle East
dc.description.status Peer reviewed


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