Sandcastles: The Arabs in Search of the Modern World / Edition 1

Sandcastles: The Arabs in Search of the Modern World / Edition 1

by Milton Viorst
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815603622

ISBN-13: 9780815603627

Pub. Date: 11/28/1995

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

A book about the 200 million Arabs who share a language & a variety of historical experiences, the culture of Islam — & a deep-seated uncertainty about their place in a world changing at terrifying speed. In the midst of war, enormous economic disparities, personal & ideological rivalries & threats from the outside, the Arabs are searching for their place in the…  See more details below

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A book about the 200 million Arabs who share a language & a variety of historical experiences, the culture of Islam — & a deep-seated uncertainty about their place in a world changing at terrifying speed. In the midst of war, enormous economic disparities, personal & ideological rivalries & threats from the outside, the Arabs are searching for their place in the modern world. Viorst, drawing upon his long personal experience as a correspondent in the Middle East, takes us into the aspirations, fears, prejudices, hopes & convictions of the inhabitants of 7 key countries, & of the people without a country — the Palestinians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815603627
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Series:
Middle East Politics and History Series
Edition description:
1st Syracuse University Press ed
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.11(d)

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