The State of the Middle East: An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution / Edition 2

The State of the Middle East: An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution / Edition 2

by Dan Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520257537

ISBN-13: 9780520257535

Pub. Date: 10/02/2008

Publisher: University of California Press

As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the Middle East, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel this arena of confrontation and instability, from the Ottoman Empire to the present day. With customarily acute analysis, he highlights key issues and maps their global implications to explain why this region has become, and will remain, the focal point for

Overview

As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the Middle East, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel this arena of confrontation and instability, from the Ottoman Empire to the present day. With customarily acute analysis, he highlights key issues and maps their global implications to explain why this region has become, and will remain, the focal point for international relations.

Updated Topics
Include:

* Demographic data

* The Israel-Palestine situation

* The current war in Iraq

* The situation in Lebanon

* Refugees and migration

* Islam in the world

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520257535
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/02/2008
Edition description:
Revised and Updated
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
391,412
Product dimensions:
9.72(w) x 7.38(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I : The Shaping of the Middle East Part II: Arenas of Conflict Part III: The State of the Nations Sources Index

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