The Berlin-Baghdad Express: The Ottoman Empire and Germany’s Bid for World Power, 1898-1918 :: Sean McMeekin soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Allen Lane, 2010, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps (6); List of abbreviations;
From the cover: The Berlin Baghdad Express explores one of the most important but least understood stories of the First World War: the bid by the Germans to destroy the British Empire by harnessing the power of Islam.
The German military authorities had long enjoyed a special relationship with the Ottoman Empire training its army but also starting to build the great Berlin-to-Baghdad railway, one of the eras most extraordinary engineering projects. The railway, on its completion, would have allowed the Ge…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Green boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xv) 460 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my History Germany catalogue?