publication . Thesis . 2014

Libya and Britain: a study of the history of British-Libyan relations 1969-1979

Ali, AAA;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Country: Italy
This thesis examines relations between Libya and the United Kingdom after 1969 when a new government came to power in Tripoli which seemed to pose a direct threat to a number of key British interests. The thesis is grounded on a careful reading of secondary literature which has been integrated into newly available official documents available in the National Archive. The main claim to originality is in the light these documents throw on our understanding of that relationship. The thesis uses a case study approach which examines specific themes in UK-Libya relations which include arguments over arms sales, the oil economy and the role of oil companies, and relati...
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