History of the Modern Middle East / Edition 2

History of the Modern Middle East / Edition 2

by William L Cleveland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813334896

ISBN-13: 9780813334899

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: Westview Press

This comprehensive work provides a penetrating analysis of modern Middle Eastern history, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the Iranian Revolution and the Gulf War. After introducing the reader to the region's history from the origins of Islam in the seventh century, Cleveland focuses on the past two centuries

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This comprehensive work provides a penetrating analysis of modern Middle Eastern history, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the Iranian Revolution and the Gulf War. After introducing the reader to the region's history from the origins of Islam in the seventh century, Cleveland focuses on the past two centuries of profound and often dramatic change. While built around a framework of political history, the book also carefully integrates social, cultural, and economic developments into a single, carefully crafted account. The revised and updated second edition of this benchmark text includes information on the Middle East since the close of the Cold War, and a new section on civil society and Islamic politics in the 1990s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813334899
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface to the Second Edition
A Note About Place Names and Transliteration
Pt. IThe Development of Islamic Civilization to the Eighteenth Century1
1The Rise and Expansion of Islam4
2The Development of Islamic Civilization to the Fifteenth Century20
3The Ottoman and Safavid Empires: A New Imperial Synthesis40
Pt. IIThe Beginnings of the Era of Transformation59
4Forging a New Synthesis: The Pattern of Reforms, 1789-184962
5The Ottoman Empire and Egypt During the Era of the Tanzimat81
6Egypt and Iran in the Late Nineteenth Century102
7The Response of Islamic Society117
8The Era of the Young Turks and the Iranian Constitutionalists130
9World War I and the End of the Ottoman Order146
Pt. IIIThe Struggle for Independence: The Interwar Era to the End of World War II169
10Authoritarian Reform in Turkey and Iran172
11The Arab Struggle for Independence: Egypt, Iraq, and Transjordan from the Interwar Era to 1945190
12The Arab Struggle for Independence: Syria, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia from the Interwar Era to 1945212
13The Palestine Mandate and the Birth of the State of Israel233
Pt. IVThe Independent Middle East from the End of World War II to the 1970s265
14Democracy and Authoritarianism: Turkey and Iran267
15The Middle East in the Age of Nasser: The Egyptian Base293
16The Middle East in the Age of Nasser: The Radicalization of Arab Politics314
17Israel and the Palestinians from 1948 to the 1970s336
Pt. VA Time of Disorder and Renewal: The Middle East from the 1970s to the 1990s359
18Changing Patterns of War and Peace: Egypt and Lebanon in the 1970s and 1980s363
19The Consolidation of Authoritarian Rule in Syria and Iraq: The Regimes of Hafiz al-Asad and Saddam Husayn385
20The Iranian Revolution and the Resurgence of Islam410
21The Arabian Peninsula in the Petroleum Era436
22Challenges to the Existing Order: The Palestinian Uprising and the Gulf War458
23A Peace So Near, A Peace So Far: Israeli-Palestinian Relations Since the Gulf War483
24Patterns of Continuity and Change in the Central Middle East Since the Gulf War500
Glossary527
Select Bibliography533
Index555

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