Malcolm Yapp

Malcolm Edward Yapp (born 29 May 1931) is a British historian, professor emeritus of modern history of Western Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.


  • 'Two British historians of Persia', in Bernard Lewis & Peter Malcolm Holt, eds., Historians of the Middle East, 1962.
  • (ed. with V. J. Parry) War, technology and society in the Middle East, 1975.
  • (ed. with David Taylor) Political identity in South Asia, 1979.
  • Chingis Khan and the Mongol Empire, 1980.
  • Strategies of British India: Britain, Iran, and Afghanistan, 1798–1850, 1980.
  • The making of the modern Near East, 1792–1923, 1987.
  • 'Europe in the Turkish mirror', Past and Present, 137 (1992), pp. 134–55.
  • The Near East since the First World War: a History to 1995, 1991.[1]
  • (ed.) Politics and diplomacy in Egypt: the diaries of Sir Miles Lampson 1935–1937, 1997.[2]
  • 'The Legend of the Great Game'. Proceedings of the British Academy, no. 111, 2001, pp. 179–198.


  1. ^ Reviewed by Michael W. Charney, H-Net.
  2. ^ Reviewed by Derek Hopwood, Times Higher Education Supplement, 26 June 1998.