Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 March 2011

320 Pages | 20 hts

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

ISBN: 9780195393316

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Fezzes in the River

Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II

Sarah D. Shields

  • Case study of interwar diplomacy and self-determination in the wake of World War I.
  • Suggests that European politics, ideas of minority rights, and notions of democracy had a deleterious effect on the Middle East
  • Historical case study that contests the theory that "minorities" must have separate representation in emerging states.