A Brief History of the Middle East

A Brief History of the Middle East

by Christopher Catherwood
     
 


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… See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762441020
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
04/26/2011
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
420
Sales rank:
583,520
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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