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A history of the modern Middle East / William L. Cleveland, Martin Bunton.

By: Cleveland, William L.
Contributor(s): Bunton, Martin P.
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, c2009Edition: 4th ed.Description: xxi, 619 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780813343747 (pbk.) :; 0813343747 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Middle East -- History -- 1517-
Contents:
The rise and expansion of Islam -- The development of Islamic civilization to the fifteenth century -- The Ottoman and Safavid Empires : a new imperial synthesis -- Forging a new synthesis : the pattern of reforms, 1789-1849 -- The Ottoman Empire and Egypt during the era of the tanzimat -- Egypt and Iran in the late nineteenth century -- The response of Islamic society -- The era of the young Turks and the Iranian constitutionalists -- World war I and the end of the Ottoman order -- Authoritarian reform in Turkey and Iran -- The Arab struggle for independence : Egypt, Iraq, and Transjordan from the interwar era to 1945 -- The Arab struggle for independence : Syria, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia from the interwar era to 1945 -- The Palestine mandate and the birth of the state of Israel -- Democracy and authoritarianism : Turkey and Iran -- The Middle East in the age of Nasser : the Egyptian base -- The Middle East in the age of Nasser : the radicalization of Arab politics -- Israel and the Palestinians from 1948 to the 1970s -- Changing patterns of war and peace : Egypt and Lebanon in the 1970s and 1980s -- The consolidation of authoritarian rule in Syria and Iraq : the regimes of Hafiz al-Asad and Saddam Husayn -- The Iranian revolution and the resurgence of Islam -- The Arabian Peninsula in the petroleum era -- Challenges to the existing order : the Palestinian uprising and the 1991 Gulf War -- A peace so near, a peace so far : Israeli-Palestinian relations since the Gulf War -- Patterns of continuity and change since the 1991 Gulf War -- America's troubled moment in the Middle East.
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Books Books American University in Dubai American University in Dubai Main Collection DS 62.4 .C53 2009 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Please give to Sophie when check Available 5007716

Includes bibliographical references (p. 583-607) and index.

The rise and expansion of Islam -- The development of Islamic civilization to the fifteenth century -- The Ottoman and Safavid Empires : a new imperial synthesis -- Forging a new synthesis : the pattern of reforms, 1789-1849 -- The Ottoman Empire and Egypt during the era of the tanzimat -- Egypt and Iran in the late nineteenth century -- The response of Islamic society -- The era of the young Turks and the Iranian constitutionalists -- World war I and the end of the Ottoman order -- Authoritarian reform in Turkey and Iran -- The Arab struggle for independence : Egypt, Iraq, and Transjordan from the interwar era to 1945 -- The Arab struggle for independence : Syria, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia from the interwar era to 1945 -- The Palestine mandate and the birth of the state of Israel -- Democracy and authoritarianism : Turkey and Iran -- The Middle East in the age of Nasser : the Egyptian base -- The Middle East in the age of Nasser : the radicalization of Arab politics -- Israel and the Palestinians from 1948 to the 1970s -- Changing patterns of war and peace : Egypt and Lebanon in the 1970s and 1980s -- The consolidation of authoritarian rule in Syria and Iraq : the regimes of Hafiz al-Asad and Saddam Husayn -- The Iranian revolution and the resurgence of Islam -- The Arabian Peninsula in the petroleum era -- Challenges to the existing order : the Palestinian uprising and the 1991 Gulf War -- A peace so near, a peace so far : Israeli-Palestinian relations since the Gulf War -- Patterns of continuity and change since the 1991 Gulf War -- America's troubled moment in the Middle East.

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