Global Studies: The Middle East / Edition 8by William Spencer, William (Ed.) Spencer
Pub. Date: 03/29/2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
The Global Studies series is designed to provide comprehensive background information and selected world press articles on the regions and countries of the world.This tenth edition of Global Studies: Middle East provides an introduction to the status and problems of the Middle East through essays, statistics, current world press readings, and a listing of related World Wide Web sites.
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Table of ContentsThe Middle East: Cradle of Islam
Middle East Map
The Middle East: Theater of Conflict
United Arab Emirates
Articles from the World Press
1 How the Modern Middle East Map Came to Be Drawn, David Fromkin, Smithsonian, May 1991.
2 Islam: Sunnis and Shiites, Muhammad Hanif, Social Education, October 1994.
3 What Is Islam?, Abdulaziz Sachedina, The World & I, September 1997.
4 Islamic and Western Values, Ali A. Mazrui, Foreign Affairs, September/October 1997.
5 Islam's Shame: Lifting the Veil of Tears, Ibn Warraq, Free Inquiry, Fall 1997.
6 Dubai Puts Politics Aside, Aims to Be a Mideast 'Hong Kong', Scott Peterson, The Christian Science Monitor, April 23, 1997.
7 Cairo's Poor: Dilemmas of Survival and Solidarity, Asef Bayat, Middle East Report, Winter 1996.
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