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A Concise History of the Middle East (7th Edition)

A Concise History of the Middle East (7th Edition) by Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. 0813338859 9780813338859
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This text offers a balanced overview of the history of the region, focusing on the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, modernization efforts, and struggles for political independence. The aftermath of the Gulf War, and issues surrounding the Palestinian Question, are also discussed. This seventh edition contains expanded material on the life of the Prophet Muhammad and on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Also new are a glossary, an updated chronology, and a bibliographic essay. Goldschmidt is professor emeritus of Middle East history at Penn State University. c. Book News Inc.

Author: Arthur Goldschmidt Jr.

Language: English

Edition: Seventh Edition

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 520

Publisher: Westview Press

Publication Date: 2001-08-14

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