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Author Fellure, Jacob M.

Title The everything Middle East book : the nations, their histories, and their conflicts / Jacob M. Fellure.

Imprint Avon, MA : Adams Media, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  956 F322    ---  Available
Description xii, 305 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Everything series book
Everything series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 298-299) and index.
Contents What do you mean by "Middle East"? -- The cradle of civilization -- Rise of the empires -- Ancient Judaism -- Early Christianity -- The Byzantine Empire -- Early Islam -- Islamic empires and European colonies -- A new empire is born -- World war and change -- Modern Mideast mosaic -- Israel/Palestine : all Eyes on Jerusalem -- Egypt : heart of the Arab World -- Saudi Arabia : crossroads of Islam -- Iraq : British colony to Ba`thist beginnings -- Iraq : the rise and fall of Saddam Hussein -- Iran : the Shi`ite state -- Turkey : modern and democratic -- Tackling the tough issues -- Where's the peace?
Summary Provides information about the history, peoples, cultures, and politics of the Middle East.
Subject Middle East.
ISBN 1593370539
Standard No. NZ1 8236460

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