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Problems of the Modern Middle East in Historical Perspective

Essays in Honour of Albert Hourani (St. Anthony"s Middle East Monographs, No. 26)

by John P. Spagnolo

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Published by Ithaca Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Social history,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History,
  • General,
  • Civilization

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8313315M
    ISBN 100863722148
    ISBN 109780863722141

    2 The Middle East after World War I Drawing Boundaries and Dividing a Region and Creating a Crisis Overview: The Middle East, as we know it today, was created out of the six-hundred year-old Ottoman Empire. The empire came to an end at the conclusion of World War I.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: 1 map, 1 portrait ; 24 cm. Contents: The establishment and dismantling of the province of Syria, / Butrus Abu-Manneh --From consciousness to activism: feminist politics in early twentieth century Egypt / Margot Badran --Continuity in modern Egyptian history: the Wafd and the Muslim brothers.

John P. Spagnolo is the author of Problems of the Modern Middle East in Historical Perspective ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ) and /5. Introduction This book examines the political history of the contemporary Middle East.

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