SW. Persia, a political officerÃ?Â¯Ã'Â¿Ã'Â½s diary, 1907-1914
Publish date: 1941
Publisher: London: Readers Union by arrangement with Oxford university press
Edition language: English
Sir Arnold Wilson is one of the most reviled characters in that strange unfinished enterprise, the British Empire. After the First World War he was put in charge of the territory that would become Iraq, where he soon became known as 'the Despot of Mess-pot'. Under his administration, riots were put ...