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The Middle East

Author: Michael Adams
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File Publications, ©1988.
Series: Handbooks to the modern world (Facts on File, Inc.)
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Adams
ISBN: 0816012687 9780816012688
OCLC Number: 14932895
Description: xviii, 865 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1 General background --
pt. 2 The countries of the Middle East --
pt. 3 Political affairs --
pt. 4 Economic affairs --
pt. 5 Social affairs. Contributors --
Maps --
Preface --
Basic information / compiled by Howard Bowen-James. Bahrain - Egypt - Iran - Iraq - Israel - Jordan - Kuwait - Lebanon - Libya - Oman - Qatar - Saudi Arabia - Sudan - Syria - Turkey - United Arab Emirates - Yemen Arab Republic - People's Democratic Republic of Yemen --
Comparative statistics / compiled by the Middle East economic digest --
Part one. General background. An historical outline to 1970 / Arnold Toynbee - An historical outline, 1970 to the present / Anthony Parsons - The Jews and the Middle East / Barnet Litvinoff - Islam / Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Arabic language and culture / Jabra I. Jabra --
Part two. The countries of the Middle East. Egypt / Hermann Frederick Eilts - The Gulf in its contemporary setting / John Duke Anthony - Bahrain / John Duke Anthony - Kuwait / Ragaei El Mallakh - Oman / J.E. Peterson - Qatar / Ragaei El Mallakh - United Arab Emirates / John Duke Anthony - Iran / Marvin Zonis - Iraq / Peter Sluglett and Marion Farouk-Sluglett - Israel / Jacob M. Landau - Jordan / James Lunt - Lebanon / David Gilmour - Libya / John K. Cooley - The Maghreb, or Western Arab world: Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia / George Joffe - Saudi Arabia / John Wilton - Sudan / Martin Daly - Syria / Ivor Lucas - Turkey / Clemen H. Dodd - Yemen Arab Republic / Robin Bidwell - People's Democratic Republic of Yemen / J.E. Peterson --
Part three. Political affairs. Political forces in the Middle East / Frank Stoakes - Arab nationalism / Munif Razzaz - The Palestine problem: a Palestinian point of view / Henry Cattan - The Palestine problem: a Nationalist Zionist point of view / Ehud Olmert - Zionism and the Arab question / Simba Flapan - The great powers and the Middle East / Ibrahim Abu-Lughod - Marxism and socialism / Maxime Rodinson --
Part four. Economic affairs. Arab oil: implications for the future / Ragaei El Mallakh - Natural resources / Charles G. Gurdon - Industrialization / Robert Mabro - Agriculture / Howard Bowen-Jones - Labor migration and labor organization in the Arab world / J.S. Birks, I.J. Seccombe and C.A. Sinclair - Foreign aid and investment / John Whelan - Travel in the Middle East / John Seekings --
Part five. Social affairs. Arab society: tradition and the present / Dale F. Eickelman - Education in the Arab world / Chadly Fitouri - Westernization in the Arab world / Norman Daniel - The position of women in the Middle Eastern Arab society / Doreen Ingrams - Archaeology / Peter J. Parr - Mass media systems and communication / Hamid Mowlana --
Index.
Series Title: Handbooks to the modern world (Facts on File, Inc.)
Responsibility: edited by Michael Adams.

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