ISBN-10:
0205082394
ISBN-13:
9780205082391
Pub. Date:
03/06/2011
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Politics and Change in the Middle East / Edition 10

Politics and Change in the Middle East / Edition 10

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Politics and Change in the Middle East / Edition 10

A longtime bestseller, Politics and Change in the Middle East employs a multidisciplinary approach to comprehensively and evenhandedly study the region’s past, present, and future. Through politics, economics, culture, and history, this text offers a rugged analytical framework that familiarizes students with the Middle East and helps them to critically evaluate contemporary developments. Thematically organized, Politics and Change in the Middle East introduces students to the primary actors and issues that define the region and its role in world politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205082391
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/06/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 478,868
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Roy R. Andersen is Charles W. and Arvilla S. Timme Professor of Economics at Knox College.
Robert F. Seibert is Robert W. Murphy Professor Political Science at Knox College.
Jon G. Wagner is Professor of Anthropology at Knox College.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Traditional Cultures of the Middle East: The Cradle of Civilization and Politics Chapter 2: The Foundations of Islam Chapter 3: The Political Legacy of Islam, 632–1800 C.E. Chapter 4: Western Imperialism 1800–1914 C.E. Chapter 5: The Rise of the State System, 1914–1950 Chapter 6: The Drive or Self Determination, 1950–1990 Chapter 7: Turning Points Chapter 8: The Politics of Religion, Culture, and Social Life Chapter 9: Political Elites Chapter 10: Political Leadership in the Contemporary Middle East Chapter 11: The Economic Setting Chapter 12: International Relations in the Contemporary Middle East, 1945-1990 Chapter 13: International Relations in the Contemporary Middle East, 1945-1990: The Regional Actors Chapter 14: The Middle East and the Changing International Order: 1991-2001 Chapter 15: Did 9/11 Change Everything?

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