Confessions of a British Spy [Mr. Hempher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hempher, only one of the thousands of male and female. An early 18th century British spy in the Ottoman lands revealed covert operations designed to spread separatism across the Muslim world. Confessions of a British Spy has 16 ratings and 1 review. Hempher, only one of the thousands of male and female agents employed and sent forth to all cou.

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It first appeared inin Turkishin the five-volume Mir’at al-Haramayn of Ayyub Sabri Pasha who is thought to be the brutish author by at least one scholar. The most shocking roles that this unit fulfilled was appointing individuals to operate as copycat covers of the Ottoman hemphwr and Sheikh-ul-Islam Grand Muftias well as the Safavid ruler, grand vezir and the Shiite spiritual leaders.

Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. Ahmad Zahid added it May 22, Sala marked it as to-read Nov 17, Arara marked it as to-read Dec 10, Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Hempher also learned that he was only one of 5, British agents assigned with the same mission of weakening the Muslims, and that the government planned to increase the number of agents toby the end of the eighteenth century: InHempher orchestrated Muhammad’s revolt against the Ottomans.

In one particular instance, he recalled encountering one of these copycat spies, who was posing as a Shiite religious scholar, but at that time Hempher was not aware that the scholar was actually a spy like himself.


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Please try again later. In the document, Hempher confesses to a number of plans to destroy the Ottoman Empire by promoting separatism in the Middle-East and thus leave the Muslim world in tatters. Parvin Abdurahmanov rated it really liked it Feb 26, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Under his tutelage, he learned Confessilns and the Islamic sciences, as well as further enhancing his Turkish.

Memoirs of Mr. Hempher: Confessions of a British spy

Lubna Qanber rated it did not like it Aug 10, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Iyaz Hassan rated it really liked it Feb 28, Keri Mac marked it as to-read Soy 09, Lists with This Book. Together with their advisers and scribes, they would collect information on their assigned districts.

Open Preview See a Problem? Thus did the Wahhabi variant of fundamentalist Islam come to dominate most of the Arabian peninsula through an elaborate conspiracy.

Confessions of a British Spy

Hempher’s first mission to divide the Muslims was also his most successful. Share your thoughts with other customers.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Go to Mobile Site. On arrival, after portraying himself as a lonely westerner who had converted to Islam, he came under the tutelage of a scholar known as Sheikh Ahmed. MUHD marked it as to-read Dec 21, History speaks for itself! Hempher quickly found the Shi’a to be ignorant and immoral–ripe, in other words, for his mischief. Asze marked it as to-read Jul 26, Want to Read Currently Confessjons Read.


All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: He wrote historical works on the Saudi dynasty and died in In his memoirs, Hempher stated that these units were able to correctly predict the trends and reflexes in the Muslim world seventy-five percent of the time. After receiving an in-depth brtish in Islam and the Turkish language in Britain, he was sent on his first mission in Istanbul.

Najib Asmaty marked it as to-read Jan 02, Book was originally written in 18th century. They announced this sect in Satyan marked it as to-read Jun 18, In a place where both Sunni and Shiite Muslims coexist, X was the ideal location for this mission. Hempher intends ultimately to weaken Muslim morals by promoting ” alcohol and fornication ,” but his first step is to promote innovation and disorder in Islam by creating Wahhabismwhich is to gain credibility by being on the surface morally strict.

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