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Turkey, the great powers and the Bagdad railway

Edward Mead Earle

Turkey, the great powers and the Bagdad railway

a study in imperialism.

by Edward Mead Earle

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


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EARLE, Edward Mead Turkey, The Great Powers and The Bagdad Railway. A Study in Imperialism. More Information. Great Britain vs. Turkey, November 5, Greece (Provisional Government) vs. Bulgaria, Novem ; The projected "Berlin to Bagdad" railway, paralleling the "Suez route" to the Far East. (3) More remote, but equally potent, causes are: , the "great powers" of Europe assumed the point of view that any acquisition of power.

In the world marks the th anniversary of World War I, magazine articles from , centennial gallery, MacDonald, The Bagdad Railway, H. Charles Woods. The Berlin-Baghdad Railway, also known as the Baghdad Railway (Turkish: Bağdat Demiryolu, German: Bagdadbahn, Arabic: سكة حديد بغداد ‎‎, French: Chemin de Fer Impérial Ottoman de Bagdad), was built from to to connect Berlin with the (then) Ottoman Empire city of Baghdad, from where the Germans wanted to establish a port in the Persian Gulf, with a 1, kilometres.

Turkey, the Great Powers, and Bagdad Railway: A Study in Imperialism. By Edward Mead Earle, Ph.D.. New York: Macmillan, Pp. xiii + Much has been written about Turkey and her pre-war eco nomic concessions to Germany, but this volume may be termed gaseous, even noxiously gaseous. Going to the sources of in. Turkey had joined the Central Powers in , but the Balkan States, lying between Turkey and Austria, had not, with the exception of Serbia, declared in favor of either side. Under those conditions, and with Serbia one of the Allies, both the Middle-Europe project and that for .


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Excerpt from Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway: A Study in Imperialism The Chester concessions and the anglo-american con troversy regarding the Mesopotamian oilfields are but two conspicuous instances of the rapid development of Amer ican activity in the Near by: Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from Turkey, the Great Powers, an 5/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Earle, Edward Mead, Turkey, the great powers, and the Bagdad railway.

New York, Macmillan Co.,   Turkey, the great powers, and the Bagdad Railway: a study in imperialism Turkey, the great powers, and the Bagdad Railway: a study in imperialism by Earle, Edward Mead, Publication date Topics Baghdad Railway, Eastern question, Turkey -- Pages: Read the full-text online edition of Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway: A Study in Imperialism ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Turkey, the Great Powers, and the. Baghdad Railway Concession was one of the triggers of Great War. This is one of the most important books on an era. Written almost as it happened. Mavi Boncuk | Turkey, the great powers, and the Bagdad Railway: a study in imperialism () Author: Earle, Edward Mead, Internet Archive BookReader Turkey, the great powers, and the Bagdad Railway: a study in imperialism.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Turkey, the great powers, and the Bagdad Railway by Edward Mead Earle,Macmillan edition, in EnglishPages: Turkey, the great powers, and the Bagdad Railway: a study in imperialism Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Author's doctoral dissertation, Columbia University,but not issued as a thesis.

Includes bibliographical references.‘ The Records of the Government of India on the Berlin-Bagdad Railway Question ’, Historical Journal ().

4 F.O. 78/, [B.D.], II, The credibility of this memorandum is also questionable as Lansdowne acknowledged an international character for the line would prevent any danger arising from German by: 1.

The Bagdad Railway, 1. THE BUILDING AND FINANCING OF THE LINE. The Bagdad line, as foreshadowed in the concession of to the German Anatolian Railway Company, was to be a continuation of the Angora branch, of the Anatolian railway, through Armenia, entering the Euphrates valley from the north and avoiding much expensive mountain tunneling and grading.

Third in a book rich in antiheroes is Abdul Hamid II, Ottoman Sultan from to and paranoid reactionary, eventually dethroned and imprisoned by the Young Turks revolt in   Bagdad Railway Project Persia Turkey German Anatolia Railway Company While Russia is accomplishing gigantic feats of railroad building in northern Asia, including not only the great trans-Siberian line, but also the line across Manchuria to Peking and the Yellow Sea, as described in the preceding article.

there are railway projects in western. Earle was the inaugural winner of the George Louis Beer Prize given by the American Historical Association, infor his book Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway. For his service in World War II Edward M. Earle got the Presidential Medal for Merit in Alma mater: Columbia University.

Berlin-Baghdad Railway - The Great War. Of the various issues which confronted Europe at the outbreak of the war insome thought the Bagdad Railway was the largest single contributing factor. Railway expansion was the great industrial project of the late 19th century, and the Great Powers built railways at speed and reaped great commercial benefits.

The greatest imperial dream of all was to connect the might of Europe to the potential riches of the Middle East and the Ottoman Empire. In Imperial Germany, under Kaiser Wilhelm II, began to construct a railway which would connect.

Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway: A Study in Imperialism By Edward Mead Earle Macmillan, Read preview Overview The Creation of Iraq, By Reeva Spector Simon; Eleanor H. Tejirian Columbia University Press, ByGermany had far surpassed Great Britain in steel production; in fact, her production was greater than that of Great * Dr.

Helferich was appointed Assistant General Manager of the Anatolian Railway in at the age of He was the son-in-law of Dr. Siemens-who was then head of the Deutsche Bank, the bank behind the Bagdad : A P Maloney.

The Cradle of the War. Contents. Foreword by A. Lawrence Lowell Preface List of Illustrations. I The Near East before the Great War. Historical summary of events prior to the re-establishment of the Ottoman Constitution in — American missions in Turkey — Earlier German intrigues — The advent of the New Regime in Turkey — The Bulgarian declaration of independence — The.

A reconsideration of the problem in the light of material which has become available since Earle's work on "Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway" was published in. the Chester concessions. Nevertheless, his book gives a detailed account, derived from such high, if interested, authorities as Dr.

von Gwinner, Dr. Helfferich, Djavid Bey, Rear-Admiral Chester and Sir H. Babington Smith, of railway development in Turkey since the opening of the Belgrade-Constantinople line in " ushered in "a new epoch.Baghdad Railway, major rail line connecting Istanbul with the Persian Gulf region.

Work on the first phase of the railway, which involved an extension of an existing line between Haidar Pasha and Ismid to Ankara, was begun in by the Ottoman Empire with German financial assistance. In the Ottoman government granted a German firm the concession to lay new track eastward from Ankara to.begun in the ottoman empire init was to extend the existing anatolian railway from konya, in south-central anatolia, to baghdad and the persian/arabian gulf.

Earle, Edward M. Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Baghdad Railway. New York: Macmillan, Wolf, John B. The Diplomatic History of Opened: