Senior Researcher Bruce Maddy-Weitzman's review published on Fathom

Senior Researcher at the MDC Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman has published a review of Susan Pedersen's "The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire" in Fathom.

"The myriad consequences of the carving up of ex-Ottoman Arab lands by the victorious Western powers after World War One and establishment of British and French mandates over the various territories, have long been vital material for historians of the Middle East, Britain and France, not to mention the populations directly affected by them. The chaos spawned by the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011 was merely the latest reminder of the problematic origins of the Middle East state system." 

Click here to read the full article on the Fathom website.