The Everything Guide to the Middle East

The Everything Guide to the Middle East

Understand the People, the Politics, and the Culture of This Conflicted Region

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Baker & Taylor
The Middle East has long been a place where religions, cultures, and politics clash-- today more then ever. Sharp provides an objective, professional, and informed resource that will help you understand the fascinating area, from their first civilizations and the rise of empires, to ongoing terrorism and recent revolutions.

Baker
& Taylor

Presents an overview of the Middle East, including the region's history, major religions, countries, and recent uprisings in such places as Egypt and Tunisia.

F+W Publishing
The Middle East has long been a place where religions, cultures, and politics clash--today more than ever. How can a region called "the cradle of civilization" continue to face uprisings and violence? This guide is an objective, professional, and informed resource that will help you understand the fascinating area, covering such topics as:
  • All the Middle Eastern nations (including Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey, and Syria)
  • The history of the first civilizations and the rise of empires
  • The roots of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict
  • Threats of ongoing terrorism and the demise of Osama bin Laden
  • Recent revolutions and coups in nations like Egypt and their future
Packed with easy-to-follow information and history, this handbook will broaden your understanding while following current headlines. With this guide, you'll learn to appreciate the rich cultural heritage of this region.

Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, c2011
ISBN: 9781440529016
1440529019
Branch Call Number: 956 SHA
Characteristics: xii, 291 p. : map ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Guide to the Middle East

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