The Arabs: A History

The Arabs: A History

by Eugene Rogan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465094219
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 339,703
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Eugene Rogan is the Director of the Middle East Centre at St. Antony's College, Oxford. The author of Basic's own The Arabs and of the international bestseller The Fall of the Ottomans, Rogan received the Albert Hourani Prize and a book of the year award from the Middle East Studies Association of North America. He lives in Oxford, England.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 From Cairo to Istanbul 13

Chapter 2 The Arab Challenge to Ottoman Rule 39

Chapter 3 The Egyptian Empire of Muhammad 'Ali 61

Chapter 4 The Perils of Reform 85

Chapter 5 The First Wave of Colonialism: North Africa 109

Chapter 6 Divide and Rule: World War I and the Postwar Settlement 149

Chapter 7 The British Empire in the Middle East 175

Chapter 8 The French Empire in the Middle East 211

Chapter 9 The Palestine Disaster and Its Consequences 247

Chapter 10 The Rise of Arab Nationalism 277

Chapter 11 The Decline of Arab Nationalism 319

Chapter 12 The Age of Oil 355

Chapter 13 The Power of Islam 397

Chapter 14 After the Cold War 439

Epilogue 483

Postscript 499

Acknowledgments 505

Permissions 507

Notes 509

Index 539

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