By utilizing published and unpublished speeches, memoranda, and letters, this article examines Churchill’s influence on Anglo Turkish relations during the Second World War resituating Churchill in the diplomatic history of Anglo-Turkish relations. By exploring Churchill’s nineteenth-century youth and background, this article will reveal that Churchill attitudes and views of an Anglo/Turkish alliance in the Second World War was shaped by the context of nineteenth-century geostrategic politics like the ‘Great Game’ and the ‘Eastern Question’.
|Number of pages||24|
|Journal||Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|
- Winston Churchill
- World War Two
- diplomatic history
- eastern question
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- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of International Politics - Honorary Appointment