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This book critically examines the origins of American diplomacy in the greater Persian Gulf region, arguing that it was the inability of the United States to contend effectively with the disintegration of British imperial authority in the Gulf that eventually led it to assume its current role in the region.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230601512
ISBN-10: 0230601510
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 283
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - W. Taylor Fain

W. TAYLOR FAIN is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA.