A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Monday, May 7, 2012

Queen Visits Aden in 1954: "a Model of Colonial Development"

Since this is Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee year marking 60 years on the throne, a reminder of what the world (and she) looked like in the early years: an old Pathé newsreel of the Queen visiting Aden ("a model of colonial development") back in 1954.

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