Politics and Change in the Middle East

Politics and Change in the Middle East : Sources of Conflict and Accommodation

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For junior/senior-level courses in Middle Eastern Politics and Comparative Politics.Using a multidisciplinary approach, this text presents the politics of the Middle East by integrating the economic, historical, social science, popular culture, and religious issues of the area. It incorporates historical perspectives with contemporary material, giving students the necessary background to make informed judgments on the politics of the region today.show more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 19.05mm | 498.95g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • map
  • 0130260096
  • 9780130260093

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. Traditional Cultures of the Middle East: The Cradle of Civilization and Politics. 2. The Foundations of Islam. 3. The Political Legacy of Islam, A.D. 632-1800. 4. Western Imperialism, A.D. 1800-1914. 5. The Rise of the State System, A.D. 1914-1950. 6. The Drive for Self-Determination, 1950-1990. 7. Turning Points. 8. The Politics of Religion, Culture, and Social Life. 9. Political Elites. 10. Political Leadership in the Contemporary Middle East. 11. The Economic Setting. 12. International Relations in the Contemporary Middle East: 1945-1990. 13. International Relations in the Contemporary Middle East, 1945-1990: The Regional Actors. 14. The Middle East and the Changing International Order. Internet Resources. Glossary. Index.show more

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