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Cities of the Middle East and North Africa: A Historical Encyclopedia
     

Cities of the Middle East and North Africa: A Historical Encyclopedia

by Michael Richard Thomas Dumper, Bruce Stanley, Bruce E. Stanley
 

ISBN-10: 1576079198

ISBN-13: 9781576079195

Pub. Date: 11/30/2006

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The first work to offer 5,000 years of authoritative historical coverage of ancient and modern cities in the Middle East and North Africa—from their founding to the present—highlighting each city's cultural, social, political, and economic significance.

• Coverage of 100 ancient and modern cities in the Middle East and North Africa

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Overview

The first work to offer 5,000 years of authoritative historical coverage of ancient and modern cities in the Middle East and North Africa—from their founding to the present—highlighting each city's cultural, social, political, and economic significance.

• Coverage of 100 ancient and modern cities in the Middle East and North Africa

• 19 academic contributors from this region as well as from Europe and the United States

• Annotated timeline locating cities within their historical and imperial contexts

• 44 illustrations including the Venetian fortifications of Nicosia, the ziggurat in Ur, and the Silk Market in Cairo

• 8 maps including an overview map of all the cities listed in the book and sub-regional maps to clarify their location

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576079195
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/2006
Pages:
439
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.06(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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