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A history of the modern Middle East

by William L. Cleveland

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam L. Cleveland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS62.4 .C53 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 585 p. :
    Number of Pages585
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24779467M
    ISBN 100813334896
    ISBN 109780813334899
    LC Control Number99036867
    OCLC/WorldCa41886156

      William Cleveland's "A History of the Modern Middle East" is without a doubt an essential book for anyone interested in or studying Middle East history. Cleveland presents the history of the region from the late Ottoman Empire through to the more recent struggles dominating the airwaves and - and this is the most important thing - explains what Cited by:   Introduction This book examines the political history of the contemporary Middle East. Although it focuses primarily on the period since the demise of the Ottoman Empire, shortly after World War I, it includes some discussion of pre-Ottoman and Ottoman histories to better clarify the background and the context in which modern Middle Eastern political history has taken : Mehran Kamrava.

    A History of the Modern Middle East offers a comprehensive assessment of the region, stretching from the fourteenth century and the founding of the Ottoman and Safavid empires through to the present-day protests and upheavals. The textbook focuses on Turkey, Iran, and the Arab countries of the Middle East, as well as areas often left out of Middle East history—such as the Balkans and the. Routledge, - History- pages 1Review This groundbreaking contribution to a more comprehensive view of the region in a post-September 11th world, is 5/5(1).

    The modern Middle East was shaped by three things: departure of European powers, the founding of Israel, and the growing importance of the oil industry. These developments led increased U.S. involvement in Middle East. The United States was the ultimate guarantor of the region's stability as well as the dominant force in the oil industry after.   This book places events in the history of the modern Middle East in the greater context of world history and world events which were happening at the same time. Looking back at the book, it's now difficult for me to understand why all historians wouldn't do the same thing.5/5(5).


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A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and dramatic transformation of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign policies.

Built around a framework of political history, while also carefully integrating social, cultural, and economic developments, this expertly crafted account by Cited by: A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and often dramatic transformations of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign policies.

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James L. Gelvin’s The Modern Middle East is one book history lovers need to read. This book does not spend an exorbitant time on ancient history, but it does give it over twenty pages of discussion. From there, the book dives into the modern world of the Middle East/5.

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Built around a framework of political history, while also carefully integrating social, cultural, and economic. HISTORY OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST. [WILLIAM L CLEVELAND] The Development of Islamic Civilization to the Fifteenth Century Patterns of Islamic History The Creation and Uses of Wealth Islamic Rituals and Institutions Two Versions of Leadership: Sunni Caliph and Shi'a Imam The Middle East from the Eleventh to the Fifteenth Centuries: An.

A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and often dramatic transformations of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign policies.

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Beginning with the first glimmerings of the current international. A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and often dramatic transformations of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign policies.

Built around a framework of political history, while also carefully integrating social, cultural, and economic developments, this. After introducing the reader to the regions history from the origins of Islam in the seventh century, A History of the Modern Middle East focuses on the past two centuries of profound and often dramatic change.

The definitive history of the Middle East, thoroughly revised and updated “The best overall survey of the politics, regional rivalries and economics of the contemporary Arab World.” –The Washington Post One of the most crucial, volatile, and complex regions of the modern world, the Middle East has long confounded the dreams of conquerors.A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and often dramatic transformations of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign policies.4/5(K).This groundbreaking contribution to a more comprehensive view of the region in a post-September 11th world, is the first introductory textbook on the modern Middle East to focus on the urban, rural, cultural and women's histories of the region over its political and economic history/5.