5 edition of Know the Middle East found in the catalog.
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|LC Classifications||DS43 .L33 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||188 p. :|
|Number of Pages||188|
|LC Control Number||85227650|
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Robert Fisk has a great deal of first hand experience of the Middle East and in this book he reports on a range of different conflicts as well as providing a lot of the background information on each of them. There is plenty of food for thought in the plus pages and a lot of information that didn't make it into the mainstream news s: It’s rather rare for a book on the Middle East to have much of an influence in America and Britain; at most times, it’s a marginal region. But events have propelled a few books into the.
The Middle East Outreach Council established the Middle East Book Award in to recognize books for children and young adults that contribute meaningfully to understanding of the Middle East. For purposes of this award, the Middle East is defined as: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya. Economically, the Middle East is known for its vast oil reserves. It is also known as the home of three major world religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Because of its economic, religious, and geographical location, the Middle East has been at the center of many world issues and political affairs. The Middle East is rich with history.
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Setting itself apart by addressing preconceived notions, the book is divided into chapters on specific countries in the Middle East, emphasizing their uniqueness in matters of energy, military, religion/ethnicity, money, politics, unity, and theocracy/5(40).
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What Every American Should Know About the Middle East is really a reference guide for navigating the world section of the newspaper. In it are statistics and government facts to every middle eastern country along with a collection of blurbs regarding current /5.
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This book is intended for readers who have never studied the Middle East, or experts who may wish to fill gaps in their knowledge of the region from other disciplines. Whether for establishing or deepening one’s knowledge of the region, these fundamentals are important to know.
In this comprehensive and engaging reference book, Rossi offers a clear analysis of the issues playing out in the Middle East, delving into each country's history, politics, economy, and religions.
In The New Middle East: What Everyone Needs to Know®, renowned Middle East scholar James L. Gelvin explains all these developments and more in a concise question-and-answer format.
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