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A Concise History of the Middle East (6th Edition)

by Goldschmidt Jr., Arthur

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

Boulder, Colorade And Oxford, UK: Westview Press, 2002. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Trade Paperback in Near Fine Condition. Bright and clean red wraps with white titles and silver decoration with a whisper of wear. Tight, solid and square binding. Internals as New. This sixth edition has been extensively revised to reflect the latest scholarship and the most recent events in the Middle East. A history of the turbulent Middle East from the beginnings of Islam to the present day (2002). It was written primarily for college student and no previous knowledge of this history is assumed. 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. An informative, detailed, balanced background into Middle East history. 447 pges with Chronology, Glossary, Bibliographic Essay and Index. 6 x 1.25 x 9 inches. 2002, Westview Press, Boulder, Colorade And Oxford, UK


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