Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East

Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East

by Ussama Makdisi
     
 

The complex relationship between America and the Arab world goes back further than most people realize. In Artillery of Heaven, Ussama Makdisi presents a foundational American encounter with the Arab world that occurred in the nineteenth century...See more details below

Overview

The complex relationship between America and the Arab world goes back further than most people realize. In Artillery of Heaven, Ussama Makdisi presents a foundational American encounter with the Arab world that occurred in the nineteenth century...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801475757
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
07/16/2009
Series:
The United States in the World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Ussama Makdisi is Professor of History and first holder of the Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies at Rice University. He is the author of The Culture of Sectarianism and coeditor of Memory and Violence in the Middle East and North Africa.

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