The Modern Middle East

The Modern Middle East : A History

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"The Modern Middle East" offers a complete history of Middle Eastern societies from the early modern period of the sixteenth century through the present day, situating the region in its historical and global contexts. With its use of a variety of maps, photos, primary documents, and inserts, it seeks to show how Middle Eastern history is connected and parallel to much of the history of the rest of the world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 149.9 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 521.64g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous halftones & maps
  • 0195167899
  • 9780195167894
  • 1,643,675

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"An important and much needed conceptual approach to the modern history of the Middle East."--Edmund "Terry" Burke III, University of California, Santa Cruz"Excellent history text....clearly surpasses other texts I've used. Well organized, comprehensive, yet readable for undergraduates; wonderful illustrations and side-bar comments and good choice of documents."--Robert Kramer, St. Norbert Collegeshow more

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