Turkey Book Talk #178Jonathan Parry, Professor of Modern British History at the University of Cambridge, on “Promised Lands: The British and the Ottoman Middle East” (Princeton University Press).

The book charts the development of British imperial interests in the Middle East from the Napoleonic Wars to the Crimean War in the 1850s, examining Britain’s engagement with the Ottoman authorities and with local communities of Arabs, Kurds, Christians and Jews across the region.

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