Middle and Near East

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. "Middle and Near East", History Theses 1901-1970: Historical research for higher degrees in the universities of the United Kingdom, (London, 1976). 225-231. British History Online. Web. 21 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/theses-1901-70/middle-near-east.


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The caliphate of Al-Mutawakkil: religious, political and social aspects. A. Muhammad. Edinburgh M.Litt. 1970.

The reign of al-Mutawakkil, with special reference to religion, culture and government in the Islamic empire. M.S. Miah. London Ph.D. 1963.

The Saffārid dynasty of Sīstān (247/861–399/1009). M.M. Hossain. Cambridge M.Litt. 1967.

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The 'Ubaid period in Mesopotamia and its Persian affinities. Joan L. Lines. Cambridge Ph.D. 1953.

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The Buwayhid dynasty of Baghdad, from the accession of 'Izz al-Dawla to its extinction, A.H. 356–447/A.D. 967–1055. M. Kabir. London Ph.D. 1953.

The Fatimid caliphate, 386/996–487/1094. B.I. Beshir. London Ph.D. 1970.

The emirate of Aleppo, 392/1002–487/1094. S. Zakkar. London Ph.D. 1969.

The transition from Ghaznavid to Seljuq rule in the Islamic East. C.E. Bosworth. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1961.

A critical study of the sources for the history of the Saljūqs of Persia and Syria. V.A. Hamdani. Oxford D.Phil. 1938.

Contributions to the study of Seljūq institutions. Ann K.S. Lambton. London Ph.D. 1939.

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A study of the urban life in Syria between A.D. 1200 and 1400, aiming mainly at finding the extent to which such life was continued. Nicola A. Ziadeh. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1950.

The society and institutions of the empire of Trebizond. A.A.M. Bryer. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

Relations between Persia and China under Mongol domination. M. Honda. Cambridge Ph.D. 1957.

The historical geography of Iraq between the Mongolian and Ottoman conquests (1258–1534 A.D.). M.R. Al-Feel. Reading Ph.D. 1959.

Ibn Taimiya and his projects of reform. S. Haque. London Ph.D. 1937.

An historical geography of the Ottoman empire from the earliest times to the end of the 16th century, with detailed maps to illustrate the expansion of the sultanate. D.E. Pitcher. London M.A. 1958.

The influence of spiritual forces on society and politics in Tīmūrid Iran, 1335–1502. A.S. Hussaini. Cambridge Ph.D. 1967.

The Responsa of Rabbi Joseph ibn Leb: a study in the religious, social and economic conditions of the Jewish communities within the Ottoman empire during the 16th to 17th centuries. H. Cooper. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1964.

The development of the early Safawid state under Isma'īl and Tahmāsp, as studied in the 16th-century Persian sources. R.M. Savory. London Ph.D. 1958.

The Iranian caravanserai during the Safavid period. M.-Y. Kiani. London Ph.D. 1970.

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The Ottoman Turks and the Portuguese in the Persian Gulf, 1534–81. S. Özbaran. London Ph.D. 1969.

The relations between the Crimean Tatars and the Ottoman empire, 1578–1608, with special reference to the role of Gāzī Girāy Khan. C.M. Kortepeter. London Ph.D. 1962.

The Turkish documents relating to Edward Barton's embassy to the Porte, 1588–98. Susan A. Skilliter. Manchester Ph.D. 1965.

The letter-book of William Clarke, merchant in Aleppo, 1598–1602. P.R. Harris. London M.A. 1953.

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The Levant Company, 1603–81. W. Roby. Manchester M.A. 1927.

The Levant Company, mainly from 1640 to 1753. G.P. Ambrose. Oxford B.Litt. 1933.

The activities of the English East India Company in Persia and the Persian Gulf, 1616–57. W.C. Palmer. London Ph.D. 1933.

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Arab settlement in Oman: the origins and development of the tribal pattern and its relationship to the Imamate. J.C. Wilkinson. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

Paul Rycaut as consul and man of letters at Smyrna (1667–78). Sonia P. Anderson. Oxford B.Litt. 1970.

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English diplomacy between Austria and the Ottoman empire in the war of the Sacra Liga, 1684–99, with special reference to the period 1688–99. C.J. Heywood. London Ph.D. 1970.

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The first Sa'udi state in Arabia (with special reference to its administrative, military and economic features) in the light of unpublished materials from Arabic and European sources. M.S.M. El-Shaafy. Leeds Ph.D. 1967.

The Utbī states in eastern Arabia in the second half of the 18th century. A.M. Abu Hakima. London Ph.D. 1960.

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English travellers in Syria. Eva J.S. Saigh. Leeds M.A. 1942.

The later history of the Levant Company, 1753–1835. Ina S. Russell. Manchester Ph.D. 1935.

British trade with Turkey and the decline of the Levant Company, 1790–1825. Ina S. Russell. Manchester M.A. 1932.

A critical edition of the Persian correspondence of Col. Sir John Murray, 1788–96. I.M. Khan. London M.A. 1925.

Ottoman diplomacy and the Great European Powers, 1797–1802. T. Naff. London Ph.D. 1960.

A history of Russian activities in Syria in the 19th century. D. Hopwood. Oxford D.Phil. 1964.

British policy towards Persia and the defence of British India, 1798–1807. E.R. Ingram Ellis. London Ph.D. 1968.

The relations of Britain and Persia, 1800–15. S.F. Shadman. London Ph.D. 1939.

Turkish and Egyptian rule in Arabia, 1810–41. A.H.M. El Batrik. London Ph.D. 1947.

British policy in the Persian Gulf, 1813–43. J.B. Kelly. London Ph.D. 1956.

The diplomatic relations of Persia with Britain, Russia and Turkey, 1815–30. F. Adamiyat. London Ph.D. 1949.

British policy in Iraq, 1828–43. with special reference to the Euphrates expedition. M.G.I. Khan. London Ph.D. 1967.

A comparative study of Anglo-Turkish relations: c.1830–70 and 1919–39. Oya Köymen. Strathclyde Ph.D. 1967.

The policy of Lord Palmerston in the Near Eastern question from the date of his accession to office in November 1830 to the date of his retirement in August 1841. Margaret H. Mackenzie. Oxford B.Litt. 1928.

The activities and influence of David Urquhart, 1833–56, with special reference to the affairs of the Near East. Margaret H. Jenks. London Ph.D. 1964.

British policy in Lebanon, 1839–46. R. Alam. London M.Phil. 1969.

Britain and the pacification of the Lebanon, 1841–5. A.B. Cunningham. London M.A. 1950.

The Tanzimat in Syria and Palestine, 1840–61: the impact of the Ottoman reforms on some aspects of life. M.M. Maoz. Oxford D.Phil. 1966.

British railway investment in Turkey, with special reference to the Imperial Ottoman Railway from Smyrna to Aidin, 1856 to 1935. J.F. Woods. London M.Phil. 1969.

Anglo-Persian relations, 1856–1907. K.C. Cleak. Bristol M.A. 1938.

Ecclesiastical opinion in England on the Eastern question, from the treaty of Paris to the treaty of Berlin. S.B.R. Poole. London M.A. 1934.

British interests in the Tigris-Euphrates valley, 1856–88. Winifred Bamforth. London M.A. 1948.

The Constantinople embassy of Sir Henry Bulwer, 1858–65. K. Bell. London Ph.D. 1961.

The participation of the Armenian community in Ottoman public life in eastern Anatolia and Syria, 1860–1908. M.K. Krikorian. Durham Ph.D. 1963.

French influence in the Mutaoarrifiya of the Lebanon, 1860–85. J.P. Spagnolo. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

Sir Henry Elliott, British ambassador at Constantinople, 1867–77, with particular reference to the period 1867–74. D.T. Rees. Wales M.A. 1940.

Foreign trade in the economic development of Iraq, 1869–1939. M.S. Hasan. Oxford D.Phil. 1958.

Municipal government in Baghdad and Basra, 1869–1914. Albertine Jwaideh. Oxford B.Litt. 1954.

Land and tribal administration of Lower Iraq under the Ottomans from 1869 to 1914. Albertine Jwaideh. Oxford D.Phil. 1958.

British policy in the Middle East, 1874–80. L.E. Frechtling. Oxford D.Phil. 1939.

The Eastern question and European diplomacy in the period 1876–8: with special reference to British policy. W.A. Gauld. Liverpool M.A. 1923.

British public opinion and the Eastern question, 1877–8. H.St.C. Cunningham. Sussex D.Phil. 1969.

The last embassy of Sir Austen Henry Layard (March 1877 - August 1878). Beryl Williams. Wales M.A. 1939.

British foreign policy in the Near East from the Congress of Berlin to the accession of Ferdinand of Coburg. W.N. Medlicott. London M.A. 1926.

Great Britain and Turkey, 1878–85. R.A. Spencer. Oxford D.Phil. 1950.

British, French and German interests in Asiatic Turkey, 1881–1914. H.S.W. Corrigan. London Ph.D. 1954.

Turks, Arabs, and Jewish immigration into Palestine, 1882–1914. N.J. Mandel. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

British policy in Persia, 1885–92. Rose L. Coughlin. London Ph.D. 1954.

The embassy of Sir William White at Constantinople, 1886–91. C.L. Smith. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

The political aspects of foreign oil interests in Iran down to 1947. G.R. Nikpay. London Ph.D. 1956.

British political relations with Kuwait, 1890–1921. F.M. Al-Khatrash. Durham M.A. 1970.

British relations with the Persian Gulf, 1890–1902. M.A. Daud. London Ph.D. 1957.

The place of Constantinople and the Straits in British foreign policy, 1890–1902. Margaret M. Jefferson. London M.A. 1959.

British policy and diplomacy in the Near East during the Liberal administrations August 1892 to June 1895. K.H.W. Hilborn. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

The Armenian question and British policy in Turkey, 1894–6. D.C. Weeks. London M.A. 1950.

Britain and the Eastern question, 1894–6. E. Khavessian. Oxford B.Litt. 1961.

The problem of the Straits, 1896–1936. E.W. Griffiths. Wales M.A. 1952.

England and the Near East, 1896–8. G.S. Papadopoulos. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1950.

The Palestine problem, 1900–50; some geographical considerations. H.F. Frischwasser. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

British government interest in Middle East oil concessions, 1900–25. Mrs. Marian R. Kent, formerly Jack. London Ph.D. 1968.

British foreign policy in the Near East, 1903–9, with special reference to projects for the internal reform of the Ottoman empire. W.E. Walters. Wales M.A. 1937.

Iraq: a study in political consciousness, 1908–21. G.R. Atiyyah. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1968.

Great Britain, Russia and the Turkish Straits, 1908–23. R.R.J. Mulligan. London M.A. 1953.

British policy and public opinion on the Turkish question, 1908–14. M. Heymann. Cambridge Ph.D. 1957.

Turkish-Syrian relations in the Ottoman constitutional period, 1908–14. T.E.A.M. Harran. London Ph.D. 1969.

The Committee of Union and Progress in Turkish politics, 1908–13. F.-U. Ahmad. London Ph.D. 1966.

Anglo-Russian relations in Persia, 1909–15. D.W. Spring. London Ph.D. 1968.

Anglo-Russian relations in Persia, 1912–14. Eva F. Roskies. London M.Sc. 1965.

The development of British policy in Iraq from 1914 to 1926. D.E.B. Fuleihan. London Ph.D. 1970.

The birth of the mandate idea and its fulfilment in Iraq up to 1926. H.J.F. Mejcher. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

Aspects of Anglo-French rivalry over the question of Middle East mandates, 1915–20. S.K. Garrett. Keele M.A. 1970.

Mark Sykes and the formation of British policy towards the Middle East, 1915–19. R.D. Adelson. Oxford B.Litt. 1970.

The Palestinian Arab reactions to Zionism and the British mandate, 1917–39. A.-W.S. Kayyali. London Ph.D. 1970.

A study of the official and unofficial relations between Greece and Turkey from the armistice of Mudros to the present day. B.L.B. Curtis. London M.Sc. 1933.

Allied policies in Turkey from the armistice of Mudros, 30 October 1918, to the treaty of Lausanne, 24 July 1923. A.E. Montgomery. London Ph.D. 1969.

Syria and the Lebanon in international politics, from Mudros to Maisalûn, 1918–20. Z.N.-U.-D. Zeine. London Ph.D. 1956.

The growth of the opposition in Turkish politics, 1919–46. A.A. Cruickshank. Oxford D.Phil. 1964.

British relations with France in 1919–20, with special emphasis on the Arab Middle East. J.T. Nevakivi. London Ph.D. 1963.

The 1924 constitution of Turkey: a critical survey. S. Ramadan. Belfast M.A. 1963.

Gentile Zionism and Anglo-Zionist diplomacy, 1929–39: some aspects of the role played by Gentile Zionists in relations between the British government and the Jewish Agency. N.A. Rose. London Ph.D. 1968.

Nazism and the German Christian communities in Palestine, 1932–9. Mrs. Ann N. Ussishkin. London M.A. 1965.