a concise history of the middle east

A Concise History Of The Middle East
Author: Arthur Goldschmidt Jr.
Publisher: Westview Press
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Pages: 528
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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An introduction to the history of this turbulent region from the beginnings of Islam to the present day, this widely acclaimed text by Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. is distinguished by its clear style, broad scope, and balanced treatment. This book explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, the modernization efforts of Middle Eastern governments, the struggle of various peoples for political independence, the Arab–Israeli conflict, the reassertion of Islamic values and power, the issues surrounding the Palestinian Question, and the post-9/11 Middle East. The eleventh edition has been fully revised to reflect the most recent events in, and concerns of, the region, including an expanded and more nuanced discussion of the “War on Terrorism” and the Arab uprisings, coverage of the rise of ISIS, and a new chapter on the growing environmental problems of the region. In addition, the authors have incorporated new scholarship on the early history to provide a fuller picture of the political shifts and socioeconomic concerns of that time. With updated bibliographical sketches, chronology and glossary, A Concise History of the Middle East remains an essential text for students of Middle East history.

A Concise History Of The Middle East
Author: Arthur Goldschmidt Jr
Publisher: Palabra
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 559
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship and recent events in the Middle East, this book introduces the history of the turbulent region, from the beginnings of Islam to the present day, focusing in part on the Palestinian question and the roles of Iraq and Iran in the post-9/11 Middle East. Original.

A Concise History Of The Middle East
Author: Arthur Goldschmidt
Publisher: Westview Press
Release Date: 1999
Pages: 447
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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As an introduction to the history of this turbulent region from the beginnings of Islam to the present day, the book is distinguished by its clear style, broad scope, and balanced treatment. Written for college students, the text assumes no prior knowledge of Middle Eastern history. It focuses on the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, the modernization efforts of Middle Eastern governments, the struggle of various peoples for political independence, the course of the Arab-Israeli conflict, the reassertion of Islamic values and power, the aftermath of the Gulf War, and issues surrounding the Palestinian Question. The sixth edition also includes a detailed and updated chronology of events from 570 to 1994, a glossary of names and terms, and a bibliographic essay listing books and other sources that will prove helpful to both teachers and students.

A Concise History Of The Middle East
Author: Arthur Goldschmidt Jr.
Publisher: Westview Press
Release Date: 2010
Pages: 555
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship and recent events in the Middle East, this book introduces the history of the turbulent region, from the beginnings of Islam to the present day, focusing in part on the Palestinian question and the roles of Iraq and Iran in the post-9/11 Middle East. Original.

A Concise History Of The Middle East
Author: Arthur Goldschmidt
Publisher: Westview Press
Release Date: 2018-07-17
Pages: 524
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

A comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region that spans from pre-Islam to the present day, A Concise History of the Middle East is distinguished by its clear style, broad scope, and balanced treatment. This widely acclaimed text by Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the struggle of various peoples for political independence, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the reassertion of Islamic values and power, the issues surrounding the Palestinian Question, and the Middle East post-9/11 and post-Arab uprisings. The twelfth edition has been fully revised to reflect the most recent events in, and concerns of, the region, including the presence of ISIS and other non-state actors, the civil wars in Syria and Yemen, and the refugee crisis. In addition, the authors have added coverage of women's history, including new biographies of great and unsung women in the Middle East, to provide a fuller understanding of the cultural, political, and socioeconomic conditions in the Middle East. New parts and part timelines will help students grasp and contextualize the long and complicated history of the region. With updated biographical sketches and glossary and a new concluding chapter, A Concise History of the Middle East remains the quintessential text for students of Middle East history.

A Concise History Of The Middle East
Author: Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr.
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2018-08-29
Pages: 496
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence on the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the struggle of various people for political independence, the Arab-Israel conflict, the reassertion of Islamic values and power, the issues surrounding the Palestinian Question, and the Middle East post 9/11 and post-Arab uprisings. The twelth edition has been fully revised to reflect the most recent events in, and concerns of, the region, including the presence of ISIS and other non-state actors, the civil wars in Syria and Yemen, and the refugee crisis. In addition, the authors have added coverage of women's history, including new biographies of great and unsung women in the Middle East, to provide a fuller understanding of the cultural, political socioeconomic conditions in the Middle East. New parts and timelines will help students grasp and contextualize the long and complicated history of the region. With updated biographical sketches and glossary, and a new concluding chapter, this book remains the quintessential text for students of Middle East history.

War And Peace In The Middle East
Author: Avi Shlaim
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Release Date: 1999-10-01
Pages: 151
ISBN:
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A Modern History Of The Middle East And North Africa
Author: S. M. Imamuddin
Publisher:
Release Date: 1968
Pages: 375
ISBN:
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Modern History Of The Middle East And North Africa A Concise Modern History Of The Muslim Countries From Afghanistan To MorocceA
Author: S. M. Imamuddin
Publisher:
Release Date: 1968
Pages:
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Concise History Of The Middle East  A
Author: Goldschmidt Jr Arthur
Publisher:
Release Date: 2009
Pages: 577
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The classic, bestseller on the history of the Middle East by renowned scholars Arthur Goldschmidt and Lawrence Davidson, updated to reflect the latest scholarship and recent events in this turbulent region.