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The Resource A concise history of the Middle East, Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. and Ibrahim Al-Marashi

A concise history of the Middle East, Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. and Ibrahim Al-Marashi

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A concise history of the Middle East
Title
A concise history of the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. and Ibrahim Al-Marashi
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Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the struggle of various peoples for political independence, the Arab-Israel conflict, the reassertion of Islamic values and power, the issues surrounding the Palestinian Question, and the Middle East post-9/11 and post-Arab uprisings
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1938-
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Goldschmidt, Arthur
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Al-Marashi, Ibrahim
  • Credo Reference (Firm)
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Middle East
Label
A concise history of the Middle East, Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. and Ibrahim Al-Marashi
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- Part I. The rise of Islam to the zenith of Abbasid power: 2. The Middle East before Muhammad; 3. Muhammad and the rise of Islam; 4. The early Arab conquests; 5. The High Caliphate -- Part II. The Turkic empires from the Seljuks to Ottomans: 6. The rise of the Shi'a and the influx of the Turks; 7. The Crusader and Mongol invasions; 8. Islamic civilization; 9. Firearms, slaves, and empires -- Part III. European incursions and the nationalist reaction: 10. European interests and imperialism; 11. Westernizing reform in the nineteenth century; 12. The rise of nationalism -- Part IV. World War I and its aftermath: 13. The roots of Arab bitterness; 14. Modernizing rulers in the Independent States; 15. Egypt and the Fertile Crescent under European control -- Part V. The Arab-Israeli conflict: 16. The contest for Palestine; 17. Israel's rebirth and the rise of Arab nationalism; 18. War and the quest for peace -- Part VI: The Islamist resurgence: 19. The reassertion of Islamist power; 20. The 1991 Gulf War and the peace process; 21. The post-9/11 decade in the Middle East -- Part VII. The Arab Spring and its aftermath: 22. In the season of Arab discontent; 23. The regional cold war in the twenty-first century -- Appendix I -- Appendix II -- Glossary -- Bibliographic essay -- Bibliographic web essay
Control code
9781787850583
Dimensions
digital files
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • Twelfth edition
  • Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (46 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781787850583
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
21 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00567884
  • (Credo)wviewmiddle2018
  • (OCoLC)1053623251
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A concise history of the Middle East, Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. and Ibrahim Al-Marashi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- Part I. The rise of Islam to the zenith of Abbasid power: 2. The Middle East before Muhammad; 3. Muhammad and the rise of Islam; 4. The early Arab conquests; 5. The High Caliphate -- Part II. The Turkic empires from the Seljuks to Ottomans: 6. The rise of the Shi'a and the influx of the Turks; 7. The Crusader and Mongol invasions; 8. Islamic civilization; 9. Firearms, slaves, and empires -- Part III. European incursions and the nationalist reaction: 10. European interests and imperialism; 11. Westernizing reform in the nineteenth century; 12. The rise of nationalism -- Part IV. World War I and its aftermath: 13. The roots of Arab bitterness; 14. Modernizing rulers in the Independent States; 15. Egypt and the Fertile Crescent under European control -- Part V. The Arab-Israeli conflict: 16. The contest for Palestine; 17. Israel's rebirth and the rise of Arab nationalism; 18. War and the quest for peace -- Part VI: The Islamist resurgence: 19. The reassertion of Islamist power; 20. The 1991 Gulf War and the peace process; 21. The post-9/11 decade in the Middle East -- Part VII. The Arab Spring and its aftermath: 22. In the season of Arab discontent; 23. The regional cold war in the twenty-first century -- Appendix I -- Appendix II -- Glossary -- Bibliographic essay -- Bibliographic web essay
Control code
9781787850583
Dimensions
digital files
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • Twelfth edition
  • Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (46 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781787850583
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
21 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00567884
  • (Credo)wviewmiddle2018
  • (OCoLC)1053623251
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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