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Mid-East : world-center, yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Author: Ruth Nanda Anshen
Publisher: New York : Harper, 1956.
Series: Science of culture series, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Survey of various aspects of the Middle East problem by eighteen contributors.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mid-East.
New York : Harper, 1956
(OCoLC)586068603
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Nanda Anshen
OCLC Number: 825908
Description: xiii, 386 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: West emerging from East / Ruth Nanda Anshen --
Ancient Near East : cradle of history / E.A. Speiser --
Judaeo-Christian heritage / Jack Finegan --
World-center of Islam / Edwin E. Calverley --
The desert and the land / Carleton S. Coon --
Mid-land, mid-sea, mid-air / Ernest Jackh --
World-center of oil / Harold B. Hoskins --
Political institutions / George Lenczowski --
Economic and social conditions / Charles Issawi --
Woman / Nabia Abbott --
Education / Taha Hussein --
From religious to national law / Majid Khadduri --
Language / Louis Massingnon --
Art / Mehmet Aga-Oglu --
Science / George Sarton --
Nationalism and imperialism / Hans Kohn --
Communism and Islam / Bernard Lewis --
The example of Turkey / Ernest Jackh --
The phenomenon of Israel / Samuel Hugo Bergman --
West returning to East / Ruth Nanda Anshen.
Series Title: Science of culture series, v. 7.
Responsibility: planned and edited by Ruth Nanda Anshen ; prepared with the collaboration of Ernest Jackh.

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Survey of various aspects of the Middle East problem by eighteen contributors.

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