The Middle East Today

The Middle East Today

by Don Peretz

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ISBN-13: 9780275928391
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/27/1988
Edition description: 5th ed
Pages: 590
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

DON PERETZ is Professor Emeritus, State University of New York, Binghamton. In addition to publishing widely on the Middle East, he has served as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Middle East Journal and the Board of Directors of the Middle East Studies Association of North America.

Table of Contents

Maps, Preface

What Is the Middle East?

Islam: Past and Present

Rise and Fall of the Ottomans

The Middle East and the West before World War I

The Middle East and the West since World War I

Arab Nationalism

Modern Turkey

Origins of Modern Egypt

Revolutionary Egypt


The State of Israel

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

The Republic of Lebanon

The Republic of Syria


The Arabian Peninsula



Selected Bibliography


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