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The contemporary Middle East, 1948-1973

The contemporary Middle East, 1948-1973

a selective and annotated bibliography.

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Published by G. K. Hall in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Africa, North
    • Subjects:
    • Middle East -- Bibliography,
    • Africa, North -- Bibliography

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ3013 .A85, DS44 .A85
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 664 p.
      Number of Pages664
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5056473M
      ISBN 100816110859
      LC Control Number74019247

      A HISTORY OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST SUMMARY PART ONE. The development of Islamic civilization to the eighteenth century The religion of Islam is often viewed in terms of its origins in the barren, sparsely settled Arabian Peninsula. To be sure, it was in the Arabian city of Mecca that Islam was revealed to the Prophet Muhammed. The Modern Middle East and North Africa, London: Macmillan, Berkes, Niyazi, The Development of Secularism in Turkey, Toronto: McGill University Press, Cleveland, William, A History of the Modern Middle East, second edition, Boulder, CO: Westview Press,

      This is a list of modern conflicts in the Middle East ensuing in the geographic and political region known as the Middle "Middle East" is traditionally defined as the Fertile Crescent (Mesopotamia), Levant, and Egypt and neighboring areas of Arabia, Anatolia and currently encompasses the area from Egypt, Turkey and Cyprus in the west to Iran and the Persian Gulf in the east. Extensively revised and updated in the wake of the Arab uprisings, the changes that they fostered, and the fault lines that they exposed, the fourth edition of The Modern Middle East: A History explores how the forces associated with global modernity have shaped the social, economic, cultural, and political life in the region over the course of the past years.

      A Social History of Women and Gender in the Modern Middle East provides an overview of this scholarship on women and gender in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century Middle book is organized along thematic lines that reflect major focuses of research in this areagender and work, gender and the state, gender and law, gender and religion. The Middle East with its particular characteristics was not to emerge until the late second millennium AD. To refer to a concept similar to that of today's Middle East but earlier in time, the term Ancient Near East is used. This list is intended as a timeline of the history of the Middle East.


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