Brief History of the Middle East

Brief History of the Middle East

by Christopher Catherwood
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1849015082

ISBN-13: 9781849015080

Pub. Date: 12/28/2010

Publisher: Robinson Publishing

For over a millennium, the Islamic empires were ahead of the West in learning, technology, and medicine, and were militarily far more powerful. It took another three hundred years for the West to catch up and overtake the Middle East. In this fully updated and revised edition, historian Christopher Catherwood brings the account up to the present day and places in

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For over a millennium, the Islamic empires were ahead of the West in learning, technology, and medicine, and were militarily far more powerful. It took another three hundred years for the West to catch up and overtake the Middle East. In this fully updated and revised edition, historian Christopher Catherwood brings the account up to the present day and places in context the continuing friction between Israel and Palestine, the aftermath of the Iraq conflict, and the rising threat of Iran.

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ISBN-13:
9781849015080
Publisher:
Robinson Publishing
Publication date:
12/28/2010

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