Accès public à partir du 3 nov. 2019
Université de Neuchâtel

Making borders from below: the emergence of the Turkish–Iraqi Frontier, 1918–1925

Tejel Gorgas, Jordi

In: Middle Eastern Studies, 2018, vol. 54, no. 5, p. 811-826

This article proposes to re-examine the Turkish–Iraqi Frontier dispute by observing the strategies and attitudes of local populations, in particular in the border areas, between 1918 and 1925, a time when the region became a battleground of British and Turkish agents seeking to secure the loyalties of the local community leaders. The latter played a relevant role in two fundamental and...