Britain, Aden and South Arabia

Abandoning Empire

  • Authors
  • Karl Pieragostini

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. The Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Karl Pieragostini
      Pages 3-18
  3. The Case Study

  4. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Karl Pieragostini
      Pages 183-202
  5. Epilogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Karl Pieragostini
      Pages 205-211
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 212-256

About this book


Using primary source information, including interviews with the key decision-makers, this is an examination of the process leading to the British decision in 1966 to abandon its 127 year old military presence in Aden and thereby begin its retreat from East of Suez.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-21675-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-21673-4
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