British Intelligence and Policy on Persia (Iran), c. 1900-1949

Advisor: A.J. Farrington, Former Deputy Director, Oriental & India Office Collections (OIOC, now part of the Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections), British Library

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9789004202214
Publication Date: 
January 1999
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515 fiches

Advisor: A.J. Farrington, Former Deputy Director, Oriental & India Office Collections (OIOC), British Library

The Government of India had a pronounced intelligence interest, concentrating on Afghanistan’s internal and external affairs and trans-frontier tribes and personalities. All the works were classified “Secret,” “Confidential,” or “For Official Use Only,”...
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9789004196742
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January 1999

Advisor: A.J. Farington, former Deputy Director of Oriental and India Office Collections

This edition is fully endorsed by the British Library – Oriental and India Office Collections (OIOC). The files will serve as an essential source material for the study of (among others) the following subjects: • British intervention in Tibet, 1903-04; • Tibet’s...
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Microfiche
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9789004196759
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January 1999

Advisor: Penelope Tuson, Former Curator of the Middle East Archives, Oriental and India Office Collections (OIOC, now part of the Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections), British Library

There is an increasing interest in the development and history of Central Asia. Especially during the late 19th century and the first half of the 20th, it was among the most disputed regions in clashes between empires and ideologies. This collection will present the intelligence gathered by the...
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9789004200944
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January 1999

Advisor: A.J. Farrington

British India played an important “forward” role in British relations with Thailand, not least in countering the perceived “threat” from French Indo-China. Materials cover British-French policies and attempts to steer local politics into a “favorable” direction...
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9789004196766
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January 1999

Advisor: Penelope Tuson, Former Curator of Middle east Archives, Oriental & India Office Collections (OIOC, now part of the Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections), British Library

The first half of the twentieth century was a period of unprecedented change in the Arabian Gulf states. Because of their strategic and geopolitical importance on the route between Europe and Asia and as a result of the discovery of vast quantities of oil, these tiny desert sheikhdoms were...
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9789004202207
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January 1999

Advisors: Penelope Tuson and Anthony Farrington †

The materials in this collection document the British attempts to impose “order” on the tribal territories. With details of policy initiatives familiar to contemporary observers of the region, the files describe imperial struggles with jihadist movements, and show how local leaders...
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9789004196780
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January 1999

Advisor: Penelope Tuson, Former Curator of Middle East Archives, Oriental & India Office Collections (now APAC), British Library

During the late nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth century, Yemen was a focus of imperial ambitions and economic interests. The archives of the Political and Secret Department of the India Office are an outstanding source of information, not only on international involvement and...
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ISBN: 
9789004202184
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January 1999

Advisor: Penelope Tuson, Former Curator of Middle East Archives, Oriental & India Office Collections, British Library

Before the unification of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen in 1990 “two Yemens” co-existed uneasily side by side, separated by uncertain boundaries and widely different political systems. The British, settled in Aden since 1839, were...
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9789004202160
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January 1999

Advisor: A.J.Farrington, Former Deputy Director Oriental & India Office Collections (OIOC, now part of the Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections), The British Library

Troops and ships from India played a significant part in the two British wars on China in 1840-42 and 1857-60. In the second half of the 19th century, although “Imperial policy” towards China rested with London (Foreign Office, War Office and Admiralty), British India came to be...
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9789004196810
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January 1999

Advisor: A.J. Farrington, Former Deputy Director, Oriental & India Office Collections (OIOC), British Library/i>

This collection of official and confidential print reflects the long process of information gathering, codification, and dissemination that both accompanied and followed on from the three stages of the British annexation of Burma. It combines the kind of Intelligence Branch investigations that...
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ISBN: 
9789004196841
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January 1999

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