The Middle East: A History / Edition 4

The Middle East: A History / Edition 4

by Sydney N. Fisher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0075572621

ISBN-13: 9780075572626

Pub. Date: 01/28/1990

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

THE MIDDLE EAST is the most important comprehensive treatment of Middle Eastern History now available. Praised for its straightforward and accessible style,it provides teachers and students with a general introduction in narrative form to the chief elements in Middle Eastern History,thereby allowing individuals to proceed into more specialized topics and themes with…  See more details below

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THE MIDDLE EAST is the most important comprehensive treatment of Middle Eastern History now available. Praised for its straightforward and accessible style,it provides teachers and students with a general introduction in narrative form to the chief elements in Middle Eastern History,thereby allowing individuals to proceed into more specialized topics and themes with a firm understanding of information and analysis. With the book in two volumes,this book is now more versatile than before.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780075572626
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
860

Table of Contents

List of Maps
List of Charts and Genealogies
Preface to the Fifth Edition
Preface to the First Edition
1Geographic Prologue1
2Pre-Islamic Politics and Society in the Middle East9
3Muhammad: His Life and Leadership25
4The Establishment of the Muslim State38
5The Spread and Organization of the Muslim Empire Under the Umayyads50
6The Flowering of the Muslim World Under the Early Abbasids64
7Islam75
8Muslim Theology and Law83
9Muslim Civilization in the Middle East96
10Social Patterns109
11The Early Medieval Middle East120
12The Late Medieval Middle East133
13The Byzantine Empire147
14Ottoman Origins and Early History157
15The Winning of the Ottoman Empire170
16Expansion of the Ottoman Empire181
17Institutions of the Ottoman Empire190
18The Ottoman Empire as a World Power201
19The Flowering and Decay of Safavid Iran215
20The Transformation of the Ottoman Empire231
21The Retreat of the Ottoman Empire Begins247
22The Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon261
23Mahmud II: Greek Nationalism and Ottoman Reform272
24Mehmet Ali, Ismail, and the Development of Egypt281
25Ottoman Tanzimat and European Ambitions297
26Abdulhamid II and Autocratic Reform315
27The Young Turks and Nationalism326
28British Occupation of Egypt and the Sudan341
29Qajar Iran and Reform355
30Iran's Constitutional Revolution366
31Impact of World War I upon the Middle East374
GlossaryG-1
IndexI-1

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