RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 126231245 LA English T1 The Middle East. A1 Congressional Quarterly, inc., PB CQ Press PP Washington, D.C. YR 2007 SN 9780872893689 0872893685 9780872893696 0872893693 AB For decades, students and professors have turned to The Middle East as their preferred source for understanding one of the most complex and intriguing areas of the world. This balanced and impartial classic thoroughly examines the events and trends of the Middle East that make the region so important and volatile. The eleventh edition of The Middle East features coverage of the political, cultural, and economic aspects of headline-making news and the history behind them. It also offers readers conceptual analysis of the Middle East and the region's role within the global arena.