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The Middle East

Author: Congressional Quarterly, inc.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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"The thoroughly reviewed and extensively updated ninth edition concentrates on current events and developments while providing historical context. New features include a special report on the intifada, a new map of West Bank settlements and control, and a reorganization of the chronology by country and subject. Topics covered are Saddam Hussein's continuing impact on the region, the death of King Hussein of Jordan,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Middle East.
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)657162943
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Congressional Quarterly, inc.
ISBN: 1568021011 9781568021010 1568021003 9781568021003
OCLC Number: 42619807
Description: vi, 596 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Overview of the Middle East. Introduction --
Arab-Israeli conflict --
U.S. policy in the Middle East --
The Persian Gulf --
Mideast oil --
Fourteen centuries of Islam --
II. Country profiles. Egypt --
Iran --
Iraq --
Israel --
Jordan --
Kuwait.
Responsibility: Congressional Quarterly, inc.

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This is a politically neutral guide to help the reader understand the complex and controversial issues that influence the volatile Middle east. The book provides a historical context for events,  Read more...

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