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The Great War in the Middle East

Inspired by the centenary of World War I (WWI), a plethora of history books have been released recently. This article reviews four of the latest studies on the Middle Eastern theater of WWI. Accelerating the fall of the Ottoman Empire and paving the way for the state system

The Great War in the Middle East

The First World War in the Middle East

By Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

London: Hurst & Company, 2014, 320 pages, £27.50, ISBN: 9781849042741


A Land of Aching Hearts:  The Middle East in the Great War

By Leila Tarazi Fawaz

Harvard: Harvard University Press, 2014, 416 pages, $35.00, ISBN: 9780674735491


The Fall of the Ottomans:  The Great War in the Middle East

By Eugene Rogan

New York: Basic Books, 2016, 512 pages, $23.00, ISBN: 9780465097425


The Great War and the Middle East

By Rob Johnson

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016, 354 pages, £25, ISBN: 9780199683284


 

Inspired by the centenary of World War I (WWI), a plethora of history books have been released recently. This article reviews four of the latest studies on the Middle Eastern theater of WWI. Accelerating the fall of the Ottoman Empire and paving the way for the state system (notwithstanding under mandatory rule), WWI was essential to the formation of the modern Middle East. The l

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