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The Resource A history of the Middle East, Peter Mansfield

A history of the Middle East, Peter Mansfield

Label
A history of the Middle East
Title
A history of the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Peter Mansfield
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The definitive history of the Middle East, thoroughly revised and updated through 2012. One of the most crucial, volatile, and complex regions of the modern world, the Middle East has long confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. This now-classic book, fully updated to 2012 and still the essential work on the subject, follows the historic struggles of the Middle East from Napoleon's campaign in Egypt and Syria, through the slow decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire, to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the history of Islam and its recent resurgence. For this fourth edition, Economist correspondent Nicolas Pelham contributes an extensive new section examining recent developments throughout the Middle East, including the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, the situation in Iran, the region's relations with the United States under President Obama, the Arab Spring, and more"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS62.4
LC item number
.M36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A history of the Middle East, Peter Mansfield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From ancient to modern -- Islam on the defensive, 1800- -- Muhammad Ali's Egypt : Ottoman rival -- The struggle for reform, 1840-1900 -- Britain in Egypt, 1882-1914 -- Turks and Arabs -- The Persian factor -- The sick man dies: 1918 -- The Anglo-French interregnum, 1918-1939 -- The Second World War and Its aftermath -- The entry of the superpowers and the Nasser era, 1950-1970 -- The years of turbulence -- Pax Americana -- Bellum Americanum -- Regime change from within not without
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • Fourth edition /
  • revised and updated by Nicolas Pelham.
Extent
xvii, 567 pages
Isbn
9780143121909
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013019936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022723930
Other physical details
map
System control number
ocn847246269
Label
A history of the Middle East, Peter Mansfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From ancient to modern -- Islam on the defensive, 1800- -- Muhammad Ali's Egypt : Ottoman rival -- The struggle for reform, 1840-1900 -- Britain in Egypt, 1882-1914 -- Turks and Arabs -- The Persian factor -- The sick man dies: 1918 -- The Anglo-French interregnum, 1918-1939 -- The Second World War and Its aftermath -- The entry of the superpowers and the Nasser era, 1950-1970 -- The years of turbulence -- Pax Americana -- Bellum Americanum -- Regime change from within not without
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • Fourth edition /
  • revised and updated by Nicolas Pelham.
Extent
xvii, 567 pages
Isbn
9780143121909
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013019936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022723930
Other physical details
map
System control number
ocn847246269

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