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The Contemporary Middle East: A Westview Reader
The Contemporary Middle East: A Westview Reader by Yambert, Karl 0813344654 9780813344652
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The Contemporary Middle East: A Westview Reader by Yambert, Karl

The Contemporary Middle Eastprovides an accessible introduction to the regionrsquo;s most pressing concerns and enduring conflicts. It includes provocative contributions by an impressive array of leading scholars, journalists, and policy advisors, as well as major addressesby President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Contributors include notable academic authors Arthur Goldschmidt Jr., William Cleveland, Colbert Held, Shibley Telhami, David Lesch, David E. Long, Bernard Reich, Samih Farsoun, and Phebe Marr, complemented by selections from recent general-interest books by Mark Matthews, Zake Chehab, Farnaz Fassihi, Michael Axworthy, Ali Ansari, and Lee Harris, among many others. With twenty new chapters and a new integrative opening essay by honored scholar Arthur Goldschmidt Jr., the second edition isa probing examination of the current affairs of the Middle East. Its multiple readings onstrategic pairings of topics (Israel and Palestine, Iran and Iraq) illuminatethe regionrsquo;s key issues from a variety of perspectives. Chapter-opening summarieshelp establish background and context, and a new concluding chapter by Shibley Telhami, written specifically for this volume, candidly addresses fundamental questions about the United States and the Middle East today. Student resources include an annotated table of contents, select bibliography, glossary, brief biographical register, and chronology, in addition to numerous maps.

Author: Yambert, Karl

Language: English

Edition: Second Edition, Second Edition

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 448

Publisher: Westview Press

Publication Date: 2010-07-27

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