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John Townsend

John Townsend is a writer and historian who has spent a life-time in the Middle East. He began his career as economic consultant to the Sultan of Muscat and later served in a similar capacity in Oman, Iraq, Abu Dhabi and Iran. Later he studied history and politics at Oxford Brookes University for his first degree and PhD.


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Proconsul to the Middle East
Sir Percy Cox and the End of Empire

I.B. Tauris
Britain's Moment in the Middle East: was it an imperial triumph or a decisive staging post in the end-of-empire story? Sir Percy Cox (1864-1937) was a vital...
John Townsend

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