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Issawi, Charles Philip

Overview
Works: 102 works in 428 publications in 5 languages and 9,686 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor, Other, Translator
Classifications: HC415.15, 330.956
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Charles Philip Issawi
 
Most widely held works by Charles Philip Issawi
An economic history of the Middle East and North Africa by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The recent economic history of the Middle East and North Africa is quite extraordinary. This is axiomatic, but the very nature of the economic changes that have setmmed directly from the effects of oil resources in these areas has tended to obscure longterm patterns of economic change and the fundamental transformation of Middle Eastern and North African economies and societies over the past two hundred years
The economic history of the Middle East, 1800-1914 : a book of readings by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt in revolution; an economic analysis by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

37 editions published between 1963 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of Middle Eastern oil by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 1977 in English and Arabic and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economic history of Iran, 1800-1914 by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and Persian and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fertile Crescent, 1800-1914 : a documentary economic history by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first comprehensive history and economic analysis of the Fertile Crescent during the 19th century, a region currently encompassing Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and a small part of Turkey. Presenting 155 carefully selected documents--the majority drawn from British and French archives and here published for the first time, the balance translated from Arabic, French, German, Russian, Hebrew, Italian, and Turkish sources--Issawi provides an in-depth treatment of the economic life of the region, with chapters on social life and organization, trade, transport, agriculture, industry, and public and private finance. Including extensive cross-references that pinpoint the connections between the subjects discussed, the book is an invaluable resource on a historically rich and dynamic region."
The Economic history of Turkey, 1800-1914 by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oil, the Middle East, and the world by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

18 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt at mid-century, an economic survey by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

37 editions published between 1954 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle East economy : decline and recovery : selected essays by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once large caravans traversed huge distances to reach Middle Eastern cities whose wealth from long-distance trade, superior architecture, craftsmanship, and scientific knowledge filled Christian crusaders with awe. Europe knew nothing comparable until the late Middle Ages, when the systematic use of waterways made transportation more efficient. From the fourteenth century on, Europe surpassed the Middle East in most of the areas in which that region had formerly excelled. Charles Issawi focuses on the main reasons for the economic decline of the Middle East. He discusses climate, geography, and religion, with particular emphasis on the military elite, whose contempt for artisans and merchants thwarted positive economic initiatives. The role played by minorities and foreigners throughout the region's history is also examined
Cross-cultural encounters and conflicts by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Issawi's collection of essays, Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts, has been written in the belief that a study of the past encounters and conflicts between the world's major cultures can shed light on their nature and importance. Though the emphasis is on the Middle East, the subjects covered here range in scope from the great ancient civilizations to Shelley's passion for the Middle East, from the failures of the Greeks as empire builders to the predominance of English as an international language today. Other essays examine either the way in which certain cultures were formed, or the effects of the direct control of one culture over another, or cross-cultural perceptions, most notably the dramatic change in the Western perception of the Orient between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries."--Jacket
The Arab world's legacy : essays by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt; an economic and social analysis by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

12 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prof. Issawi (American University of Beirut) concentreert hoofdzakelijk zijn aandacht op de sociale en economische ontwikkeling van Egypte tot aan Wereldoorlog II. Hij wijst er op dat de meeste boeken over Egypte zich bepalen tot de Anglo-Egyptische betrekkingen, z.i. zijn de econ. en de sociale toestanden aldaar de belangstelling echter ten volle waard vanwege de uitzonderlijke positie van dit land in de Arabische en de Islamitische wereld. Want ongetwijfeld is Egypte hiervan het voornaamste gebied. Hoewel bepaalde sectoren van de nationale huishouding (de buitenl. handel, katoen) intensief zijn bestudeerd, hebben andere (vooral de nijverheids- en arbeidsproblemen) tot nu toe weinig belangstelling kunnen inboezemen
The Arab world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers discusses the Arab world with leading writers and thinkers on Arab culture and history. The particpants discuss the stereotypes which distort our view of the Arab world and its peoples, examine the role of religions in Arab society, survey Arab artistic and literary achievements, look at the historical forces that have shaped the modern Arab world, and examine the long history of Western involvement in the region
Modern Arab thought : channels of the French revolution to the Arab East by Raʼīf Khūrī( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issawi's Laws of social motion by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Economic dimensions of Middle Eastern history : essays in honor of Charles Issawi by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle East perspectives : the next twenty years by George Schneiweis Wise( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ottoman Greeks in the age of nationalism : politics, economy, and society in the nineteenth century( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle East in the world economy : a long range historical view by Charles Philip Issawi( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Fertile Crescent, 1800-1914 : a documentary economic history
Alternative Names
Charles Issawi ägyptischer Wirtschaftshistoriker

Charles Issawi economista e storico egiziano

Charles Issawi econoom uit Egypte (1916-2000)

'Isawi, Čārlz.

Isawi, Charles

Isawi Charles 1916-2000

ʿIsawī, Šarl

ʿĪsāwī, Šārl 1916-2000

Īsāwī, Shārl

Īsawī, Shārl 1916-2000

Issawe, Charles Philip

Issawe Charles Philip 1916-2000

Issawi, Charles.

Issawi Charles 1916-2000

Issawi, Charles P.

Issawi, Charles Philip

Issawi Charles Philippe 1916-2000

Issawi Charles Philippe Elias

Issawi Charles Philippe Elias 1916-2000

Ĭssāwī, Shārl 1916-2000

עיסאוי, שארל

שארל עיסאווי

شارل عيساوي، 1916-2000

عساوي، شرل

عيسوي، شارل، 1916-2000

Languages
English (286)

Arabic (6)

Persian (3)

Hebrew (2)

Russian (2)

Covers
The Fertile Crescent, 1800-1914 : a documentary economic historyCross-cultural encounters and conflictsThe Arab world's legacy : essaysThe Economic dimensions of Middle Eastern history : essays in honor of Charles IssawiOttoman Greeks in the age of nationalism : politics, economy, and society in the nineteenth century