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The Middle East

Author: Philip Steele
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, 2006.
Series: Kingfisher knowledge.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Captures the traditions and diversity of Middle Eastern countries, which dominate global news and politics, and explores such themes as religion, resources, and current affairs to unravel the historical and sociological mysteries of this vast region.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steele
ISBN: 9780753459843 0753459841
OCLC Number: 62281793
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 63 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: People and places --
Where in the world? --
Land and climate --
Peoples and languages --
Holy lands --
Where civilisation began --
The passing of empires --
Magic carpet rides --
Merchants and bazaars --
Resources and work --
Hopes and fears --
Summary --
Chapter 2: Modern nations --
International cooperation --
Turkey and Cyprus --
Syria --
Lebanon --
Israel --
Palestinian territories --
Egypt --
Jordan --
Saudi Arabia --
Yemen and Oman --
Gulf states --
Iraq --
Iran --
Afghanistan --
Summary --
Reference --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Kingfisher knowledge.
Responsibility: Philip Steele ; foreword by Paul Adams.
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Captures the traditions and diversity of Middle Eastern countries, which dominate global news and politics, and explores such themes as religion, resources, and current affairs to unravel the historical and sociological mysteries of this vast region.

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